Kartagener syndrome is a subset of primary ciliary dyskinesia, an autosomal recessive condition characterised by an abnormal ciliary structure or function. Kartagener syndrome, current data on a classical disease. Case report. Keywords: Kartagener Syndrome; Primary. Resumen El sindrome de Kartagener es una enfermedad genetica poco frecuente que se hereda de forma autosomica recesiva, con una afectacion progresiva.

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Fishman’s pulmonary diseases and disorders 3. A simple tomography documented pulmonary bronchiectasis, as well as liver on the left side Figure 4leading to suspect KS; this was confirmed with findings of chronic sinusitis in paranasal sinus tomography. Bronchiectasis in congenital diseases. Ann Allergy, 73pp. CT tends to demonstrate bronchiectasis which may be variable in severity.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Hospital Universitario La Paz. He was unaware of male infertility as a phenotype of the disease 8. Further work was undertaken by Jennifer Sturgess, an ultrastructuralist from Toronto who identified the radial spoke defect as a krtagener feature of Kartagener syndrome and immotile cilia syndrome.

Case 6 Case 6. Log in Sign up. For other causes of lower-lobe bronchiectasis which are independent of a situs abnormality, see page on lower lobe bronchiectasis. The bronchial artery index is used to identify it and should normally be close to 1; however, it may increase during vasoconstriction or be normal during pulmonary hypertension. The effect of halothane on ciliary beat frequency of ciliated human respiratory epithelium in vitro. Kartagener syndrome, current data on a classical disease.


Arch Dis Child, 56pp. However, a negative result does not rule out this disease, as not all the genes involved are known to date. Other Papers By First Author. Berdon 9 Estimated H-index: Are you looking for Medicine Intensive care medicine Pediatrics Dextrocardia Situs inversus.

Own elaboration based on Lucas et al. Late presentation of Kartagener’s syndrome.

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Prompt, appropriate treatment of respiratory infections can minimize irreversible lung damage. Chang 53 Estimated H-index: Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. New development enfermrdad the diagnosis of Kartagener’s syndrome. Leigh 47 Estimated H-index: The Kartagener syndrome KS comprises a triad of situs inversus, bronchiectasis and paranasal sinusitis, which is named after Dr. She also contributed to research in cystic fibrosis, which shares clinical similarity to primary ciliary dyskinesia.

Aunque el tratamiento de los pacientes con el sindrome sigue siendo poco claro y las pruebas disponibles son limitadas, es importante enfernedad seguimiento con una asistencia adecuada y compartida.

Findings may include bronchial wall thickening, bronchial dilatation with the loss of enfermedxd peripheral tapering:. No gender predilection is recognised.

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Case 2 Case 2. Prevalence and genetics of immotile-cilia syndrome and left-han dedness. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. BodoutchianHitender JainTania Velez. I Mitteilung Bronchiekctasien bei situs viscerum inversus.

Inadequate sweeping of pulmonary secretions causes bronchial dilatations or bronchiectasis that are observed as tubular opacities or ovoids of variable sizes in chest x-ray, a less sensitive method for its detection with rnfermedad to HRCT. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. The KS is a rare entity that was described almost a century ago.


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Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? The immotile cilia syndrome: While investigating rare cases of men with immotile spermatozoa, he noted a frequency of situs inversus and dysfunction of other ciliated organs 8.

It is usually diagnosed during childhood, with a small number of cases discovered in adults and even fewer among patients over 60 years of age. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.

Chest radiographic findings depend on the severity of underlying bronchiectasis.

The movement of the fluid allows for different substance concentrations which accumulate on one side only and, therefore, for the expression of different genes in each hemi-embryo. The annual decrease in forced expiratory volume in the first second FEV 1 has been calculated at 0.

Situs abnormality in association with lower lobe bronchiectasis should prompt the diagnosis of Kartagener syndrome. The incidence of primary ciliary dyskinesia PKD is estimated at 1 case per 10 to 20 births based on surveys of situs inversus and bronchiectasis ; however, its frequency is difficult to determine due to the diagnostic difficulty related to nonspecific clinical pictures. Genetic diagnosis is available and multi-gene panels enfermeda most of the genes related to PKD.