dyskinesia

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abnormality in performing voluntary muscle movements

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The primary ciliary dyskinesia also affects spermatozoa, flagella, rendering males sterile.
Incidence of congenital heart defects is more (95%) with situs inversus incompletes 25% of individuals with situs inversus have primary ciliary dyskinesia.
They address diseases like Marfan and Goodpasture's syndromes, sarcoidosis, autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, primary ciliary dyskinesia, cystic fibrosis, scleroderma lung disease, and alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, and their epidemiology, genetic basis and molecular pathogenesis, animal models, clinical presentation, diagnosis, conventional management and treatment strategies, and future therapies and directions.
These ultrastructural features are consistent with complete ciliary aplasia which is a rare form of primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Both children had a pair of rare genetic diseases--Miller syndrome, characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, and primary ciliary dyskinesia, which affects the respiratory tract.
The second is primary ciliary dyskinesia, a lung disorder that raises the risk of respiratory infections because the hairlike extension on cells called cilia fail to move properly.
I have learned of primary ciliary dyskinesia and situs inversus, where the abdominal and thoracic organs are in a reversed position, in a young dog in Belgium.
allergy, diabetes mellitus, aspirin intolerance, ciliary dyskinesia, etc.
For Sophia the worry was doubled because Alex, 12, was born with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, a rare genetic condition that means he is prone to chest infections.
Darryl su'ers from primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) - a rare genetic disorder which means he has to spend at least eight weeks a year in hospital.
These include such conditions as polycystic kidney disease, retinitis pigmentosa in the eye, and rare inherited disorders such as Alstr"m syndrome, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, primary ciliary dyskinesia and nephronopthisis.
Treatment with the unit is indicated for patients having respiratory ailments that involve defective mucociliary clearance, as is typical in patients suffering from cysitc fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, ciliary dyskinesia syndromes, asthma, muscular dystrophy, neuromuscular degenerative disorders, post-operative atelectasis and throacic wall defects.