dyskinesia

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abnormality in performing voluntary muscle movements

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Primary ciliary dyskinesia is usually an autosomal recessive disorder with variable phenotypic expressions.
Approximately one half of patients with primary ciliary dyskinesia have situs inversus and, thus, areclassified as having Kartagener syndrome.
A genetic basis for CRS is supported by familial tendencies as well as the association of CRS with genetic syndromes such as CF and primary ciliary dyskinesia syndrome, as discussed above.
The primary ciliary dyskinesia also affects spermatozoa, flagella, rendering males sterile.
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a term used to describe the conditions that result from primary defect in the structure or function of cilia (1).
Both children had a pair of rare genetic diseases--Miller syndrome, characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, and primary ciliary dyskinesia, which affects the respiratory tract.
Primary ciliary dyskinesia is an autosomal recessive condition.
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.
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.
Primary ciliary dyskinesia is an inherited autosomal recessive condition characterized by bronchiectasis, sinusitis and otitis media.
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.
Maintaining a consistent organization throughout the separately authored chapters, the text examines noisy breathing in infants and children, congenital malformations of the lung and airway, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, sleep-disordered breathing in children, asthma, cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, pulmonary complications of immunologic disorders, pneumona and bacterial pulmonary infections, tuberculosis, interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary complications of neuromuscular disease, respiratory failure in children, and viral infections of the respiratory tract.