International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021

Kartageners Syndrome - A Case Report

Katyayani Dutt | Maninder Singh Raizada [4]

Abstract: Kartagener's syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by bronchiectasis, situs inversus and chronic sinusitis. The triad is usually seen in a young age group and is punctuated by recurrent upper respiratory tract infections and pneumonia. The basic problem lie in ciliary motility, leading to recurrent chest infections and infertility. We hereby present a case of 34 year male who presented to us with recurrent cough, shortness of breath and fever.

Keywords: Kartagener syndrome, Bronchiectasis, situs inversus

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 1, January 2021,

Pages: 547 - 550

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