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Kartagener syndrome

Introduction: Kartagener syndrome

Description of Kartagener syndrome

Kartagener syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder characterized by enlarged bronchial tubes,...more »

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Kartagener syndrome: An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by BRONCHIECTASIS; SINUSITIS; DEXTROCARDIA; and INFERTILITY. In vitro studies of tissues from these patients, have shown various patterns of abnormal ciliary beating. (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man,, MIM meshrec_id 7317.
Source: MeSH 2007

Kartagener syndrome: Related Topics

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Kartagener syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Kartagener syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Kartagener syndrome, or a subtype of Kartagener syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Kartagener syndrome as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Kartagener syndrome as a Disease

Kartagener syndrome (medical condition): See Kartagener syndrome (disease information).
  »Introduction: Kartagener syndrome
  »Symptoms of Kartagener syndrome

Kartagener syndrome: Related Diseases

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Kartagener syndrome

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Hierarchical classifications of Kartagener syndrome

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