Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Morozov Children's City Clinical Hospital

ROHHAD syndrome

Year: 2019, volume 15 Issue: №3 Pages: 601-606
Heading: Pediatrics Article type: Review
Authors: Pushko L.V., Gutyrchik Т.А., Ovsyannikov D.Yu., Petrova N.A., Teterkina А.О., Gutyrchik N.A., Menshikov D.D.
Organization: Morozov Children's City Clinical Hospital, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, The Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Head of Second Cerebral and Spinal Cord Tumors Department, Doctor of Medical Sciences

The literature review is devoted to a rare variant of hypoventilation, sleep-dependent, in children — central hypoventilation with a late onset and hypothalamic dysfunction, ROHHAD syndrome (Rapid-onset Obesity, Hypothalamic dysregulation, Hypoventilation, Autonomic Dysregulation). Diagnosis and management of patients with this syndrome requires a multidisciplinary approach of a team of specialists. On the basis of modern data, the issues of clinical and laboratory-instrumental diagnosis of the disease, possible etiological factors, diagnostic criteria and frequency of symptoms, approaches to therapy and prognosis are presented.

Keywords: ROHHAD syndrome
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