ciliary dyskinesis

ciliary dyskinesis

1. absent or impaired motion of the cilia, occurring as a primary or secondary disorder;
See also: Kartagener syndrome, mucociliary clearance.
2. associated with recurrent infections in the respiratory tract.
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cil·i·ar·y dys·ki·ne·sis

(sil'ē-ar-ē dis'ki-nē'sis)
Absent or impaired motion of the cilia, occurring as a primary or secondary disorder; associated with recurrent infections in the respiratory tract.
[dys- + G. kinēsis, movement]
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This anomaly may not be diagnosed until later in life, in some cases situs inversus is commonly associated with serious primary ciliary dyskinesis and splenic malformations (Deuse & Reitz, 2009).