Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Neonatal Respiratory Distress

  title={Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Neonatal Respiratory Distress},
  • Published 2014
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a rare inherited disease affecting motile cilia lining the respiratory tract. Despite neonatal respiratory distress as an early feature, diagnosis is typically delayed until late childhood. Our objective was to identify characteristics that differentiate PCD from common causes of term neonatal respiratory distress. METHODS: This was a case-control study. Patients with PCD born after 1994 attending a regional PCD clinic who had a… CONTINUE READING
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