Issues of diagnosing ROHHAD Syndrome in a 2-year-old girl : A Case Report and Review of Literature

  • Mwela Bupe Mumba Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
  • L.V Pushko Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
  • T. A Gutyrchik Morozovskaya Children's Hospital, Moscow
  • D. Yu. Ovsyannikov Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
  • N. A Gutyrchik Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
  • N. I Petruk Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
  • N. A Petrova Morozovskaya Children's Hospital, Moscow
Keywords: ROHHAD syndrome, rapid-onset obesity, hypothalamic dysregulation, hypoventilation, Autonomic dysregulation, the acid-base balance of the blood

Abstract

We present a clinical case of ROHHAD syndrome. In this article we discuss the rare occurrence of this pathology and, as a result, the issues encountered in the diagnosis and treatment of such children. Thus, in highlighting the problem, the team of Authors set the goal of emphasizing the importance of timely diagnosis, as well as correctly selecting comprehensive treatment for children with ROHHAD syndrome.

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Author Biography

D. Yu. Ovsyannikov, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

Morozovskaya Children's Hospital, Moscow, Russia

Published
2020-01-01
Section
Case Reports