IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

A rare association of Kartagener's syndrome with mixed connective tissue disorder

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Author Details: Rajaram Manju, Madhusmita Mohanty Mohapatra, Vemuri Mahesh Babu, Ravindra Chari M

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2581-4222

Print ISSN : 2581-4214

Article First Page : 113

Article End Page : 114


We hereby, present a female with Kartagener’s syndrome associated with mixed connective tissue disorder. Kartagener’s syndrome is a rare congenital malformation comprising triad of sinusitis, situs inversus and bronchiectasis. Mixed connective tissue disorder is an autoimmune disorder comprising of scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematous, myositis and presence of antibody to riboneucleoprotein called U1-RNP.

Keywords: Bronchiectasis; Kartagener’s Syndrome; Mixed connective tissue disorder; Usual interstitial pneumonitis

Doi No:-10.18231