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Primary ciliary dyskinesia

Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Introduction

Primary ciliary dyskinesia: A very rare disorder where the cilia fail to move. The cilia are tiny, hair-like structures found in the respiratory and ear passages and help to clear debris and mucus. This results in increases risk of respiratory infections, sinusitis, ear infections and male infertility. The infertility results as the tails of sperm is basically cilia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Primary ciliary dyskinesia is available below.

Symptoms of Primary ciliary dyskinesia

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Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Complications

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Causes of Primary ciliary dyskinesia

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Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Primary ciliary dyskinesia:

Primary ciliary dyskinesia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Primary ciliary dyskinesia, or a subtype of Primary ciliary dyskinesia, 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 it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Primary ciliary dyskinesia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Primary ciliary dyskinesia Info

More information about Primary ciliary dyskinesia

  1. Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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