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Whats kartagener's syndrome?

Whats kartagener's syndrome?

Cilia: Kartagener syndrome is an inherited disorder that prevents the cilia (little hairs that whip out foreign material) from removing material for the respiratory tracts. This causes bronchiectasis & frequent infections (pneumonia, sinusitis, bronchitis & ear infections). ...Read more

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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

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I have a son with kartageners syndrome and want to know other peoples experience with this.?

I have a son with kartageners syndrome and want to know other peoples experience with this.?

Kartagener's synd.: This is a congenital syndrome consisting of dextrocardia, lung collapse, & inflammation of the sinuses. I have seen 1 case several years ago during my pediatrics rotation training. Incidence is reported to be 1 in every 15-30 thousand. ...Read more

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Infertile because of kartagener syndrome. Is there any treatment for this . I really wants to be dad . Also have acute bronchitis.

Infertile because of kartagener syndrome. Is there any treatment for this . I really wants to be dad . Also have acute bronchitis.

Yes. ICSI: Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (icsi) provides an effective treatment modality for patients even with the severest forms of male factor infertility, such as kartagener syndrome. ...Read more

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What's pisa syndrome?

Pisa syndrome: A persistent administration of antipsychotic can produce persistent dystonia , which is called pisa syndrome. ...Read more

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What is mrkh syndrome?

What is mrkh syndrome?

MRKH Syndrome: Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome - the vagina & uterus are underdeveloped or absent. ...Read more

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What's downs syndrome?

What's downs syndrome?

Downs syndrome: Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes lifelong mental retardation, developmental delays and other problems. Down syndrome varies in severity, so developmental problems range from moderate to serious. ...Read more

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What's ribtip syndrome?

What's ribtip syndrome?

Rib-tip Syndrome: Rib-tip syndrome is also called “costo-iliac impingement syndrome”. It occurs when the top of the hip bone touches or rubs on the lowest rib & leads to pain. ...Read more

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What is berhs syndrome?

What is berhs syndrome?

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

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What is sharpe syndrome?

What is sharpe syndrome?

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