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CCHS

Introduction: CCHS

Description of CCHS

CCHS (medical condition): A condition involving defects in the mechanism that...more »

See also:

Ondine's curse:
  »Introduction: Ondine's curse
  »Symptoms of Ondine's curse
  »Causes of Ondine's curse
  »Treatments for Ondine's curse

CCHS: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

CCHS is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that CCHS, or a subtype of CCHS, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

CCHS as a Disease

CCHS: Another name for Ondine's curse (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Ondine's curse
  »Symptoms of Ondine's curse
  »Causes of Ondine's curse
  »Treatments for Ondine's curse

CCHS: Related Diseases

CCHS: CCHS is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of CCHS

Some of the causes of CCHS are included in the list below:

  • Persons who have CCHS get it at birth, or develop it due to severe neurological trauma/damage to the brainstem. The diagnosis may be delayed because of variations in the severity of the manifestations or lack of awareness in the medical community, particularly in milder cases

Symptoms of CCHS (Ondine's curse)

Some of the symptoms of CCHS incude:

Treatments for CCHS (Ondine's curse)

Treatments for CCHS (Ondine's curse) include:

  • Patients generally require tracheotomies and lifetime mechanical ventilation on a ventilator in order to survive

Treatment of CCHS: For more treatment information about CCHS, see treatment of Ondine's curse (CCHS)

CCHS: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to CCHS:

Terms associated with CCHS:

Terms Similar to CCHS:

Source - NIH

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