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Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation

Introduction: Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation

Description of Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation

Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation (medical condition): A condition involving defects in the mechanism that control breathing....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

Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation: Related Topics

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Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation: Rare Disease

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

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

Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation as a Disease

Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation: 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

Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation: Related Diseases

Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation: Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation

Some of the causes of Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation 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 Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation (Ondine's curse)

Some of the symptoms of Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation incude:

Treatments for Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation (Ondine's curse)

Treatments for Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation (Ondine's curse) include:

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

Treatment of Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation: For more treatment information about Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation, see treatment of Ondine's curse (Idiopathic congenital central alveolar hypoventilation)

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