Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 34, Issue 7, pp 585–586 | Cite as

More on Kartagener’s syndrome and the contributions of Afzelius and A.K. Siewert

  • Walter E. BerdonEmail author
  • Chris McManus
  • Bjorn Afzelius
Letter to the Editor


Bronchiectasis Situs Inversus Ciliated Epithelium Dextrocardia Sperm Tail 
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    Berdon WE, Willi U (2004) Situs inversus, bronchiectasis, and sinusitis and its relation to immotile cilia: history of the diseases and their discoverers—Manes Kartagener and Bjorn Afzelius. Pediatr Radiol 34:38–42CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Siewert AW (1904) Über einen Fall von Bronchiectasie bei einem Patienten mit situs inversus viscerum. Berl Klin Wochenschr 41:139–141Google Scholar
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    McManus C (2004) Eponymous but anonymous: who was Dr. Siewert? Lancet 363:662CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter E. Berdon
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chris McManus
    • 2
  • Bjorn Afzelius
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren’s Hospital of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychology and Medical EducationUniversity College of LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.The Wenner-Gren InstituteStockholm UniversitySweden

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