A case of Kartagener syndrome with rhinolalia clausa

  • Mohammed Raoufi
  • Hicham Sator
  • Jawad Lahma
  • Ali El Ayoubi
  • Sophia Nitassi
  • Abdelilah Oujilal
  • Mohammed Anas Benbouzid
  • Leila Essakalli
  • Hanane Elouazzani
  • Ismail Abderrahmane Rhorfi
  • Ahmed Abid

Abstract

Kartagener syndrome is an autosomal recessive genetic ciliary disorder comprising of a classic triad of sinusitis, situs inversus and bronchiectasis. It's the one of primary ciliary dyskinesia disorders with manifestations present from childhood. Most patients of PCD have situs inversus. We present a case of 18 year-old women with recurrent lower and upper respiratory tracts infections, and rhinolalia clausa.

Pan African Medical Journal 2016; 23

Author Biographies

Mohammed Raoufi
Military Hospital, Pneumology Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Hicham Sator
Avicenne university Hospital, Radiology Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Jawad Lahma
Avicenne University Hospital, ENT Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Ali El Ayoubi
Avicenne University Hospital, ENT Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Sophia Nitassi
Avicenne University Hospital, ENT Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Abdelilah Oujilal
Avicenne University Hospital, ENT Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Mohammed Anas Benbouzid
Avicenne University Hospital, ENT Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Leila Essakalli
Avicenne University Hospital, ENT Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Hanane Elouazzani
Military Hospital, Pneumology Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Ismail Abderrahmane Rhorfi
Military Hospital, Pneumology Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Ahmed Abid
Military Hospital, Pneumology Unit, University of Rabat, Morocco
Published
2016-07-12
Section
Articles

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