Table 1 Features leading to the diagnosis of PCD
Presenting featureNumber (%) of cases (nā€Š=ā€Š55)
Significant neonatal respiratory distress37 (67)
Abnormal situs38 (69)
Cough most days46 (84)
Sputum production24 (44)
Rhinorrhoea from the newborn period42 (76)
Wheeze16 (29)
Sinusitis6 (11)
Serous otitis media28 (51)
Hearing loss14 (25)
Diagnosis made in a sibling6 (11)
  • Modified from Coren et al.2 Most children had multiple symptoms, typically a combination of upper and lower airway disease.