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Congenital central alveolar hypoventilation syndrome (Ondine's Curse): effectiveness of early home ventilation for normal development.
  1. Y. L. Chang,
  2. P. W. Meerstadt
  1. Department of Child Health, Westminster Children's Hospital, London, UK.


    An 8 month old Caucasian girl, with congenital central alveolar hypoventilation syndrome (Ondine's Curse), was discharged with her home ventilation managed by her parents. Her subsequent neurophysical development assessed at 22 months of age was satisfactory.

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