What are the Symptoms of Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome?

Symptoms of congenital central hypoventiliation syndrome (CCHS) can include:

  • Reduced or shallow breathing, especially during sleep
  • Blue color around the lips or in the skin, especially during sleep
  • Low body temperature
  • Sweating more than usual
  • Pupils (hole inside the colored part of the eye) that do not shrink when exposed to light
  • Problems with the digestive tract (mainly the large intestine, such as with conditions like Hirschsprungs disease)

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