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I have a son with situs inverses / kartageners syndrome and want to know what I can do to make his life easier?
Compliance: The main problems will be with chest infections, which are usually manageable. If junior has seriously compromised lungs, he may want to choose a sport where strength / coordination are more important than aerobic excellence. Situs inversus patients are in demand for testing young physicians' skills -- can you tell the heart's on the right side? ...Read more
Infertile because of kartagener syndrome. Is there any treatment for this . I really wants to be dad . Also have acute bronchitis.
Genetic blindness: This is an autosomal recessive disease (i.e., the patient inherits one defective gene from each parent), with progressive loss of vision and sometimes other neurologic problems. Carriers (one copy of the gene) may have some visual problems. There is no specific treatment, and my hope is that if you or someone you know is affected, good supportive care will be available. ...Read more
Sharpe Syndrome : Its another name for mixed connective tissue disease, an autoimmune disease with features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and polymyositis, sometime referred to as undifferentiated connective tissue disease. Individuals who have this condition are best served by a rheumatologist (an internist with subspecialty training in rheuamtology). ...Read more