Casey M. Rand

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Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has congenital central hypoventilation syndrome? What are the typical findings for this disease? Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) is a rare disorder of respiratory control with autonomic nervous system dysregulation (ANSD). Impaired breathing regulation (respiratory control) is the hallmark of CCHS. Individuals with…

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