Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)

Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an inherited disorder of the cilia affecting Old English Sheepdogs. Cilia are microscopic, hair-like structures that line the nasal cavity, trachea, and bronchi of the respiratory system, the fluid filled cavities of the brain and portions of the reproductive tract. Normal cilia move in wave-like patterns to aid the movement…
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