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Primary ciliary dyskinesia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Ciliary dyskinesia primary
  • ICS
  • Immotile cilia syndrome
  • Polynesian bronchiectasis
  • Polynesian bronchiectasis
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  • GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions. Click on the link to view the article on this topic.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Primary ciliary dyskinesia. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • The Genetic Disorders Of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium is a network of four U.S. centers (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Washington, and University of Colorado) that are collaborating in the diagnostic testing, genetic studies, and clinical trials in patients with impairments in mucociliary clearance, focusing on primary ciliary dyskinesia, cystic fibrosis, and pseudohypoaldosteronism. Ultimately,┬áthis group┬áhopes to better define the clinical pathogenesis of these important airway diseases, improve or expand diagnostic testing, and develop new and effective treatments. To read more about this consortium and their involvement with primary ciliary dyskinesia and Kartagener syndrome, click on the above link.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Ciliary dyskinesia primary
  • ICS
  • Immotile cilia syndrome
  • Polynesian bronchiectasis
  • Polynesian bronchiectasis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.