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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-46

Kartagener syndrome with pulmonary tuberculosis in a fertile male: A rare co-existence


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Manoj Kumar Panigrahi
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Sijua, Bhubaneswar - 751 019, Odisha
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1011-4564.151292

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Kartagener syndrome (KS), a subset of primary ciliary dyskinesia, is an autosomal recessive disorder with variable phenotypic expressions. Males with this syndrome are usually infertile. Its association with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) is exceedingly rare. We report this case in view of the simultaneous coexistence of KS with male fertility and PTB.


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