dyskinesia

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dyskinesia

[‚dis·kə′nē·zhə]
(medicine)
Disordered movements of voluntary or involuntary muscles, particularly those seen in disorders of the extrapyramidal system.
Impaired voluntary movements.
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Loss of function mutations in RSPH1 cause primary ciliary dyskinesia with central-complex and radial-spoke defects.
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an inclusive term for diseases that occur as a direct result of congenital defects in cilia.
Congenital disorders are labeled as Primary ciliary dyskinesia [PCD].
About 25% of individuals with Situs inversus have an underlying condition known as primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD).
Nasal NO measurements may prove useful in the diagnosis of primary ciliary dyskinesia -a congenital disorder characterized by frequent respiratory infections.
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD), also known as Immotile Cilia Syndrome, is a rare disease characterized by alteration of structure and function of cilia at the surface of respiratory epithelial cells and of the sperm tail.
Their efforts focus on human genetic models of disease, including cystic fibrosis (CF), primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), and more unusual genetic disorders, such as pseudohypoaldosteronism (PHA).
It is an entity of primary ciliary dyskinesia with an incidence of 1 in 20000-30000 (1).
Inspire is currently conducting Phase II clinical trials with UTP for the treatment of cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia, and expects to initiate clinical studies in chronic bronchitis during 1996.
The event was organised by 17-year-old Darryl Mather who suffers from primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) - a rare genetic disorder which means he has to spend at least eight weeks a year in hospital.
The 14-year-old suffers from primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) - a rare genetic disorder which means he has to spend at least eight weeks a year in hospital.