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1

What is primary ciliary dyskinesia also known as?

Kartagener's syndrome

2

What is the inheritance pattern?

Autosomal recessive

3

What is the pathophysiology?

Dynein arm defect resultis in immotile cilia

4

What are the clinical features?

Dextrocardia/situs inversus
Bronchiectasis
Recurrent sinusitis
Subfertility