Kartagener's Syndrome: A Rare Case ReportJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 12)
Publication Date: 2021-12-05
Authors : Mohit Goel; Shachita;
Page : 1148-1149
Keywords : Kartagener's syndrome; situs inversus; chronic sinusitis; primary ciliary dyskinesia;
Kartagener's syndrome, a rare genetic disorder, is a clinical challenge to be diagnosed on initial presentation. Multitude of problems associated with syndrome may hamper the quality of life of the affected person and family as a whole. To improve overall prognosis it necessitates to be diagnosed as early as possible. High suspicion should be kept in children presenting with recurrent chest and ENT symptoms so that early diagnosis and treatment is initiated. Genetic and fertility counselling should be offered to persons and family as and when necessary. Research to be taken to make easy, reliable and affordable testing and treatment for all.
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