Top 10 Clinical Trends for March 2015

Ryan Syrek


March 20, 2015

#7 Clinical Trend: Ondine's Curse

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS), which is also called Ondine's curse, is a life-threatening condition that manifests as sleep-associated alveolar hypoventilation. Recently, The New York Times had a feature focusing on a family dealing with this truly difficult condition.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Congential Central Hypoventilation Syndrome.


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