Table 1

Ultrastructural defects in PCD

Ultrastructural defect(s)

numbers (n = 125)

percentage


Inner dynein arms

64

51.2

Outer and inner dynein arms

47

37.8

Outer dynein arms

6

4.8

Central tubuli

2

1.6

Outer and inner dynein arms and radial spokes

2

1.6

Central double tubuli

1

0.8

Outer and inner dynein arms and central tubuli

1

0.8

Central tubuli and radial spokes

1

0.8

Inner dynein arms and tubuli

1

0.8


Mainly defects of inner and outer dynein arms are seen.

Theegarten and Ebsen Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:115   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-115

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