What are the specific hypoventilation syndromes?

Updated: Jul 22, 2021
  • Author: Jazeela Fayyaz, DO; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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The specific hypoventilation syndromes discussed in this article include the following (See EtiologyPresentation, Workup, Treatment, and Medication):

  • Central alveolar hypoventilation

  • Obesity-hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)

  • Chest wall deformities

  • Neuromuscular disorders

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

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