[A not very essential obesity: the Rohhad syndrome. Description of two cases and review of the literature].

@article{Ramistella2013ANV,
  title={[A not very essential obesity: the Rohhad syndrome. Description of two cases and review of the literature].},
  author={Vincenzo Ramistella and Malgorzata Wasniewska and Mariella Valenzise and Domenico Corica and S Cantucci and Elda Pitrolo and Maurizio Romeo and Filippo De Luca},
  journal={La Pediatria medica e chirurgica : Medical and surgical pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={187-90}
}
UNLABELLED Rapid-onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation (ROHHAD) is a rare and complex pediatric disorder. Children typically show ROHHAD after the first years of life with rapid weight gain and subsequently autonomic nervous system dysregulation (altered pain perception, pupillary dysfunction, hypothermia and bradycardia); alveolar hypoventilation with risk of cardiorespiratory arrest and hypothalamic dysfunction (central diabetes insipidus… CONTINUE READING