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Moradi M, Yekefallah L, Zohal M, Namdar P. A Case Report of Kartagener Syndrome. Journal of Inflammatory Diseases. 2020; 24 (3) :284-293
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-2955-en.html
1- Department of Critcal Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran.
2- Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran.
3- Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran. , drpeymannamdar@gmail.com
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Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) and Kartagener Syndrome (KS) are rare genetic disorders. PCD occurs in patients with recurrent sino-pulmonary infection, dextrocardia, chronic vasomotor rhinitis, and bronchiectasis. This study reports a rare case of KS for having further awareness of this disease. According to this study, this disease should be considered in patients with recurrent respiratory infections, because early diagnosis and timely treatment of these patients can lead to reduced irreversible complications and increased life expectancy.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Nursing

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