Kartagener syndrome: A genetic syndrome characterized by sinusitis, bronchiectasis (widening and inflammation of the bronchi), dextrocardia (heart on the right side), and infertility. The syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Kartagener syndrome is usually due to mutation in the ge...
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<radiology> Dysmotile cilia syndrome, situs inversus, sinusitis, bronchiectasis, deafness, infertility, defiency of dynein arms of cilia ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(kahr-tag´ә-nәr) a hereditary syndrome consisting of dextrocardia, bronchiectasis, and sinusitis.
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A rare inherited syndrome that occurs in 1 per 32,000 live births. Characteristic symptoms of the syndrome include chronic sinus infections, frequent lung infections, lung damage from frequent infections and frequent ear infections. The main distinguishing characteristic of the disorder is the fact ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: kahr-tag′ĕ-nĕr Definitions: 1. complete situs inversus associated with bronchiectasis and chronic sinusitis associated with ciliary dysmotility and impaired ciliary mucous transport in the respiratory epithelium. The mechanism of the reversal of laterality r...
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A hereditary condition characterized by inflammation and widening of the bronchi, or bronchiectasis, sinusitis, heart being located on the right side, or dextrocardia, and inferitily.
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(= situs inversus) Condition in which the normal left/right asymmetry of the viscera is reversed. Associated with a dynein defect (dynein is absent or dysfunctional in some cases) and with immotile cilia syndrome.
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<syndrome> The trio of sinusitis, bronchitis and situs inversus (lateral reversal of the position all organs in the chest and abdomen with the heart and stomach on the right, the liver on the left, etc. opposite or inverted from their usual position). ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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