Kartagener syndrome

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[edit] Discussion of Kartagener syndrome

  • Kartagener syndrome is aka immotile cilia syndrome and Primary ciliary dyskinesia.
  • Autosomal recessive disease with extensive genetic heterogeneity characterized by abnormal ciliary motion and impaired mucociliary clearance.
  • Characterized by the triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Kartagener syndrome

  • As above: Situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis.

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