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Dr. Ira Katz
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Immotile Cilia Syndrome (Overview)

Syndrome- abnormality of cilia in respiratory tract lining. The result is an inability to move/mobilize secretions including mucus. Kartegener Syndrome is an example of syndrome with abnormal respiratory cilia. Here is a helpful article http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1002319-overview


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I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for immotile cilia syndrome. How can I treat it fast?

I am busy with my work and family and don't have time for immotile cilia syndrome. How can I treat it fast?

Depends: It depends on what sort of symptoms you are having. If you have fertility issues, sperm can be retrieved and utilized for ivf with icsi. If you have lung problems, a pulmonologist can offer advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
21 doctors shared insights

Immotile Cilia Syndrome (Overview)

Syndrome- abnormality of cilia in respiratory tract lining. The result is an inability to move/mobilize secretions including mucus. Kartegener Syndrome is an example of syndrome with abnormal respiratory cilia. Here is a helpful article http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1002319-overview


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What are the key symptoms of immotile cilia syndrome?

What are the key symptoms of immotile cilia syndrome?

Immotile Cilia: Usually people with this condition will initially present with lung disease, frequent pneumonia or bronchitis. ...Read more

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Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Checklist)

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What are the tests for immotile cilia syndrome?

What are the tests for immotile cilia syndrome?

Pathology, blood tes: A blood test can identify some patients with ciliary dyskinesia (immotile cilia syndrome), but the standard test is electron microscopy from a biopsy of the lining of the nose or airway. Some centers can evaluate a fresh biopsy sample to see how the cilia are actually working while the cells with cilia on them are alive. ...Read more

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I have immotile cilia syndrome (pcd) I have 50% chance of having children and won't know till i try. I'm 20 years old- what age is best for me to try?

I have immotile cilia syndrome (pcd) I have 50% chance of having children and won't know till i try. I'm 20 years old- what age is best for me to try?

KARTAGENER'S SYND.??: Does kartagener's syndrome sound like the condition you have been told that you have? If you have frequent respiratory infections, you porbably do. In this condition, the cilia in the fallopian tues do not function and infertility is very usually the result. If you are not pregnant in 6 months, you will need in vitro fertilization, which in my experience, is a very successful treatment. ...Read more

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How will immotile cilia syndrome affect my health going forward?

How will immotile cilia syndrome affect my health going forward?

Respiratory issues: Primary ciliary dyskinesia (pcd), also known as immotile ciliary syndrome or kartagener syndrome (ks), is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder that causes a defect in the action of the cilia lining the respiratory tract ) and fallopian tube, and also of the flagella of sperm in males. It can cause respiratory problems due to the inability to move mucus, as well as infertility i. ...Read more

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What are the tests for immotile cilia syndrome?

Pathology, blood tes: A blood test can identify some patients with ciliary dyskinesia (immotile cilia syndrome), but the standard test is electron microscopy from a biopsy of the lining of the nose or airway. Some centers can evaluate a fresh biopsy sample to see how the cilia are actually working while the cells with cilia on them are alive. ...Read more

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What are the key symptoms of immotile cilia syndrome?

Immotile Cilia: Usually people with this condition will initially present with lung disease, frequent pneumonia or bronchitis. ...Read more

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