Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 2022 Jan;47(1):116-122
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410011, China.
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is a hereditary disease characterized by airway mucociliary clearance dysfunction. The estimated prevalence of PCD is 1꞉10 000 to 1꞉20 000. The main respiratory manifestations in children are cough, expectoration, chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, and chronic otitis media, while the most common symptoms in adults are chronic sinusitis, bronchiectasis, and infertility. Read More