Kartagener Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Infertility

Authors

  • Kadir Bakay Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, Private Hospital, 19 Mayıs University School of Medicine, Samsun
  • Davut Güven Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, 19 Mayıs University School of Medicine, Samsun
  • İdris Koçak Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, 19 Mayıs University School of Medicine, Samsun

Keywords:

Kartagener, Infertility

Abstract

Kartagener’s syndrome is defined as motility dysfunction of the epithelial cilia lining the respiratory tract, fallopian tubes and the flagella of the sperm and genetically classified as a rare autosomal recessive disease consisting almost half of all primary ciliary dyskinesia cases. In this brief case review we aim to share our experience concerning Kartagener’s syndrome from a gynecologic point of view regarding an unexplained infertility patient.

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Published

2015-08-30

How to Cite

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Bakay K, Güven D, Koçak İdris. Kartagener Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Infertility. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2015Aug.30 [cited 2022May26];21(2):102-3. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/28

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Case Reports

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