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Diseases

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ROHHAD


Other Names for this Disease
  • Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation and autonomic dysregulation
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Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of ROHHAD?

The signs and symptoms of ROHHAD and the severity of the condition vary from person to person. Most affected children begin to develop symptoms in the first ten years of life, which often include:[1][2]
Mild to severe behavioral problems may also be present. Affected children are also at an increased risk for certain types of tumors including ganglioneuromas and ganglioneuroblastomas.[1][2]
Last updated: 1/8/2015

References
  1. Debra E Weese-Mayer, MD, Mary L Marazita, PhD, FACMG, Casey M Rand, BS, and Elizabeth M Berry-Kravis, MD, PhD. Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome. GeneReviews. January 2014; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1427/.
  2. Rapid-onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation. NORD. August 2013; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/1216/viewAbstract.


Other Names for this Disease
  • Rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysfunction, hypoventilation and autonomic dysregulation
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.