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Hydrocephalus, bronchiectasis, and ciliary aplasia.
  1. M M De Santi,
  2. A Magni,
  3. E A Valletta,
  4. C Gardi,
  5. G Lungarella
  1. Institute of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Siena, Italy.


    A girl presented in the neonatal period with hydrocephalus, bronchiectasis, and ciliary aplasia. A common defect both in respiratory tract cilia and in ventricular ependyma cilia may explain the association of the two diseases.

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