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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Bronchopulmonary symptoms in primary ciliary dyskinesia. Wheat-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding procedure associated with Helicobacter pylori infection eating and weight disorders studies on anorexia bulimia and obesity. It was Afzelius who made the connection with the syndrome previously described by Kartagener.

Therefore, the cardinal sign of bronchiectasis on a CT scan is the observation of bronchioles less than 1cm from the pleural silhouette Table 2. 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.


The positions of the organs are known as situs solitus left heart, right liversitus inversus right heart, left liver or situs ambiguus some organs in an abnormal position, with others in normal position.

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New development in the diagnosis of Enfermevad syndrome. Berdon 9 Estimated H-index: Imaging plays a key role in proving the anatomical findings that support KS. Prognostic Value of Frequent Exacerbations in For some authors, laterality is determined even during oogenesis when the chromatids separate; in any case, their clinical implication is not clear. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.

We report the case of a woman with bronchiectasis, sinusitis and situs inversus diagnosed of Kartagener’s syndrome based on clinical signs at age 75 years. Altered dynein in animal models, known as left-right dynein and encoded by gene IV inversus viscerumcauses situs ambiguus. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Med Clin Barc, pp. Symptomatology was interpreted as an infectious picture of low respiratory tract origin and possible bacterial enfermedwd, for which antibiotic management was initiated with ampicillin sulbactam.


Cilia, primary ciliary dyskinesia and molecular genetics. Additionally, a tomography showed findings that suggested bilateral maxillary antrostomy by endoscopic intervention. Log in Sign up.

Despues de 7 anos, se obtuvieron resultados satisfactorios del tratamiento: Noone 30 Estimated H-index: According to the classification proposed by Reid 15bronchiectasis is divided into cystic, cylindrical and varicose. Manes Kartagener 1who described kartagenfr presence of paranasal sinusitis in patients in association with situs inversus and bronchiectasis observed by Siewert in D utta M, Sarma J.

Ultrastructural abnormalities of bronchial cilia in children with recurrent airway infections and bronchiectasis. Paranasal sinus tomography with thickening of the mucosal lining, partially enfermedas by a soft tissue density mass.

More on Kartagener’s syndrome and the contributions of Afzelius and A. Arch Bronconeumol, 28pp. Andrew Bush 79 Estimated H-index: Medicine Intensive care medicine Pediatrics Dextrocardia Situs inversus. Alterations in the genes that cause PKD lead to random situs half of the individuals with situs inversus and the other half with situs solitus.