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J Perinatol. 2003 Dec;23(8):684-7.

Primary ciliary dyskinesia as a cause of neonatal respiratory distress: implications for the neonatologist.

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Division of Neonatology, Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

Abstract

We report two cases of term infants who presented with prolonged respiratory distress, rhinitis, and situs inversus. A high index of suspicion led to the diagnosis of Kartagener Syndrome, which is a subgroup of primary ciliary dyskinesia, in the immediate neonatal period.

PMID:
14647169
DOI:
10.1038/sj.jp.7210987
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