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Whats kartagener's syndrome?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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).
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