Primary ciliary dyskinesia

Rheanne Maravelas, Myrtha Gregoire-Bottex

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a chronic disease of the respiratory tract that involves defects of cilia that are found in various structures such as the respiratory tract, fallopian tube and sperm cell flagella. This discussion considers various aspects of this disorder, including its pathophysiology, diagnosis, management and prognosis. Also considered are extrapulmonary features and genetic principles found in this disorder.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChronic Disease and Disability
Subtitle of host publicationThe Pediatric Lung
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages251-264
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781536135787
ISBN (Print)9781536135770
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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