Cerebral arteriovenous malformation, Ondine's curse and Hirschsprung's disease

Dev Med Child Neurol. 1990 Dec;32(12):1087-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.1990.tb08527.x.


A child presented with a congenital central hypoventilation syndrome and Hirschsprung's disease. Subsequent investigations demonstrated a cerebral arteriovenous malformation. The significance and interrelationship of these three conditions is discussed, together with a review of the literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Hirschsprung Disease / diagnosis*
  • Hirschsprung Disease / therapy
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnosis*
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / therapy
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / diagnosis*
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / therapy
  • Ventilator Weaning