Delayed refractory hyperventilation following endoscopic third ventriculostomy in a 5-year-old boy
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We present the case of a 5-year-old boy who developed a delayed onset intractable hyperventilation following endoscopic third ventriculostomy. The proposed aetiology of this exceptionally rare phenomenon is discussed. To our knowledge, previous cases have only been reported in the adult population.
KeywordsHyperventilation Endoscopic third ventriculostomy Central neurogenic hyperventilation
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Informed consent was obtained from the individual patient/patient’s parents involved in this case report.
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