Kartagener syndrome

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 gene called DNAI1 (axonemal dynein intermediate chai
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Kartagener syndrome

<radiology> Dysmotile cilia syndrome, situs inversus, sinusitis, bronchiectasis, deafness, infertility, defiency of dynein arms of cilia ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Kartagener syndrome

(kahr-tagĀ“ә-nәr) a hereditary syndrome consisting of dextrocardia, bronchiectasis, and sinusitis.
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Kartagener Syndrome

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 that the internal organs are positioned on the o..
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Kartagener syndrome

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 remains an enigma, but it appears to be strictly an
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Kartagener Syndrome

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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