Ciliary Motility Disorders


MSH: Conditions caused by abnormal CILIA movement in the body, usually causing KARTAGENER SYNDROME, chronic respiratory disorders, chronic SINUSITIS, and chronic OTITIS. Abnormal ciliary beating is likely due to defects in any of the 200 plus ciliary proteins, such as missing motor enzyme DYNEIN arms.,NCI: Defective movements of the cilia. It includes abnormal movements of the cilia in the nose and paranasal sinuses, the respiratory tract and spermatozoa.

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