Kartagener

Kar·ta·ge·ner

(kahr-tag'ĕ-nĕr),
Manes, Swiss physician, 1897-1975. See: Kartagener syndrome, Kartagener triad.
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2-6) Kartagener syndrome (immotility of bronchial cilia, bronchiectasis, chronic sinusitis, male infertility) coexists in 20-25% of situs inversus cases.
She is also among the 50% of people who have PCD to also have Kartagener syndrome, which means her organs are in mirror image, with her heart and stomach on the right-hand side and her lungs are not identical to each other.
In rare cases, a Kartagener patient may have normally motile spermatozoa and be capable of fathering a healthy child.
Conversley, 50% of those with primary ciliary dyskinesia have DSIT, a condition called Kartagener syndrome (triad of bronchiectasis, chronic sinusitis, and situs inversus).
Kartagener syndrome (KS), a subset of primary ciliary dyskinesia, is an autosomal recessive disorder with variable phenotypic expressions.
Kartagener syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder, a subgroup of primary ciliary dyskinesia, characterized by a triad of bronchiectasis, sinusitis and situs inversus.
If associated with primary ciliary dyskinesia, sinusitis and bronchiectasis and infertility in males, it is called Kartagener Syndrome found in 25% of patients (3).
They present as Kartagener syndrome [1] with the classic triad of situs inversus, chronic sinusitis and bronchiectasis.
Of 88 staff, 56 reported no chronic medical condition; a few reported cancer in remission (n = 7), SCD (n = 3), or other conditions (n = 22: 9 asthma, 2 inflammatory bowel disease, 2 unspecified, and 1 each with epilepsy, gall stones, chronic hepatitis C, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, Kartagener syndrome, mental retardation, porphyria, stroke, and type 1 diabetes mellitus).
The patient was diagnosed as Kartagener syndrome with classical triad of bronchiectasis, sinusitis, situs inversus and with mucociliary dysfunction.
Matt qualified for RSV prophylaxis because Kartagener syndrome is a congenital anomaly of the respiratory tract.