Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD), also known as Kartegener Syndrome or Immotile Cilia Syndrome, is an inherited disorder characterized by chronic ear, sinus and/or lung infections and infertility. Individuals with PCD may also have situs inversus or situs ambiguous, headaches or hydrocephalus. All the causative genes identified thus far have roles in the development and function of cilia and flagella.

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