congenital bronchiectasis

con·gen·i·tal bron·chi·ec·ta·sis

a rare form of bronchiectasis due to developmental arrest in the tracheobronchial tree; may be unilateral or bilateral.
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Congenital bronchiectasis accounts to about 3-4% of cases.
Congenital bronchiectasis can be exemplified by a condition known as Kartagener's syndrome, also known as primary ciliary dyskinesia syndrome, in which the patient displays situs inversus, chronic sinusitis, and bronchiectasis.
Cystic fibrosis is another example of congenital bronchiectasis, accounting for approximately 50% of this form of bronchiectasis.
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