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Ciliary Motility Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ciliary Motility Disorders
Tree Number(s)
C08.200
C09.150
C16.131.077.245.500
C16.320.184.500
Unique ID
D002925
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002925
Scope Note
Conditions caused by abnormal CILIA movement in the body, usually causing KARTAGENER SYNDROME, chronic respiratory disorders, chronic SINUSITIS, and chronic OTITIS. Abnormal ciliary beating is likely due to defects in any of the 200 plus ciliary proteins, such as missing motor enzyme DYNEIN arms.
Entry Version
CILIARY MOTILITY DIS
Entry Term(s)
Ciliary Dyskinesia
Ciliary Dyskinesia, Primary
Immotile Cilia Syndrome
Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
Previous Indexing
Cilia (1966-1983)
Kartagener Triad (1966-1983)
Nasal Mucosa (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
1984; for Ciliary Dyskinesia, Primary see Kartagener Syndrome 2014-2018
History Note
1984; for Ciliary Dyskinesia, Primary use Kartagener Syndrome 2014-2018
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/03/11
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Ciliary Motility Disorders Preferred
Ciliary Dyskinesia, Primary Narrower
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