Primary ciliary dyskinesia

Disease description

An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by a triad of DEXTROCARDIA; INFERTILITY; and SINUSITIS. The syndrome is caused by mutations of DYNEIN genes encoding motility proteins which are components of sperm tails, and CILIA in the respiratory and the reproductive tracts. Year introduced: 2002 (1963)

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Exhaled markers of inflammatory lung diseases: ready for routine monitoring? Swiss Med Wkly 2004 SA. Kharitonov
Swiss Med Wkly 2004 Apr;134(13-14):175-92. PubMed:15106031
Markers of airway inflammation in primary ciliary dyskinesia studied using exhaled breath condensate. Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2006 N. Zihlif, E. Paraskakis, C. Tripoli, C. Lex, A. Bush
Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2006 Jun;41(6):509-14. PubMed:16617444

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Nitric oxide PubChem CID: 145068
8-epi-PGF2alpha PubChem CID: 5282263

MeSH information

MeSH ID D007619
MeSH name Kartagener Syndrome