Different hereditary neurological disorders, both with childhood and adulthood presentations, can manifest with respiratory failure due to association with pulmonary malformations, with interstitial lung disease, or, more frequently, with ventilation disorders secondary to myopathy or neuromuscular involvement.

In these cases, respiratory manifestations are secondary to a primary neurological disorder; therefore, we refer their study to our genetic neuropathy area: www.neurohic.com.