Bronchiectasis in Kartagener syndrome

Bronchiectasis in Kartagener syndrome
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Diagnosis: Bronchiectasis in Kartagener syndrome (primary dyskinesia of the cilia)

Description: Pneumonektomy preparation with extensive bronchiactasis.

Clinical symptoms: 58 year old female patient, bilateral bronchiectasis in Kartagener syndrome.

Primary dyskinesia of the cilia is a genetic disorder of the ciliated cells (above all, of the repiratory ciliated epithelium). Mucociliary clearance is significantly limited.

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