Peripheral vestibular dysfunction in patients with primary ciliary dyskinesia: abnormal otoconial development?

Abstract

HYPOTHESIS Patients with primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) have absent or reduced otoconial function compared to the normal population. BACKGROUND Investigations in zebrafish show that ciliation is important for the development of the otolith organs, but this has never been evaluated in humans. PCD is a congenital defect of ciliary structure. We undertook… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000592

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