Familial nasal acilia

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Familial nasal acilia

Familial nasal acilia is a rare genetic otorhinolaryngologic disease characterized by respiratory morbidity due to lack of cilia on the respiratory tract epithelial cells. The disease manifests from birth with respiratory distress neonatal pneumonia dyspnea lobar atelectasis and bronchiectasis. Recurrent infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract chronic humid coughing and chronic sinusitis otitis and rhinitis are typical lifelong presenting conditions.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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