66. Congenital Syndromes Affecting Respiratory Control during Sleep

  1. Teofilo Lee-Chiong M.D.
  1. Manisha B. Witmans,
  2. Maida Lynn Chen,
  3. Sally L. Davidson Ward and
  4. Thomas G. Keens

Published Online: 4 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471751723.ch66

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook

How to Cite

Witmans, M. B., Lynn Chen, M., Davidson Ward, S. L. and Keens, T. G. (2005) Congenital Syndromes Affecting Respiratory Control during Sleep, in Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (ed T. Lee-Chiong), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471751723.ch66

Editor Information

  1. National Jewish Medical and Research Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Denver, Colorado, USA

Author Information

  1. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471683711

Online ISBN: 9780471751724



  • Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS);
  • familial dysautonomia;
  • Arnold–Chiari malformation (ACM)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome

  • Familial Dysautonomia

  • Myelomeningocele With Arnold–Chiari Malformation

  • Prader–Willi Syndrome

  • Achondroplasia and Other Skeletal Dysplasias

  • Leigh Disease

  • Joubert's Syndrome

  • Management of Respiratory Failure In Children With Respiratory Control Disorders

  • Conclusion

  • References