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Definition

An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the association of primary ciliary dyskinesia with situs inversus. Clinical features include recurrent respiratory infections, bronchiectasis, infertility, and lateral transposition of the viscera of the thorax and abdomen. The situs inversus is most often total, although it can be partial in some cases (isolated dextrocardia or isolated transposition of abdominal viscera).

Acronym

KTGS

Synonyms

Dextrocardia-bronchiectasis-sinusitis syndrome
Immotile cilia syndrome Kartagener type
Primary ciliary dyskinesia Kartagener type
Siewert syndrome

Keywords

Kartagener syndrome

 
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