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Ondine's curse

Ondine's curse: Introduction

Ondine's curse: A condition involving defects in the mechanism that control breathing. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ondine's curse is available below.

Symptoms of Ondine's curse

Treatments for Ondine's curse

  • Patients generally require tracheotomies and lifetime mechanical ventilation on a ventilator in order to survive
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Ondine's curse: Complications

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Causes of Ondine's curse

  • 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
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Misdiagnosis and Ondine's curse

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ondine's curse

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Prognosis for Ondine's curse

Prognosis for Ondine's curse: condition may improve with age

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Definitions of Ondine's curse:

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


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