Persistent deep-seated folliculitis and impaired chemotaxis are described in a 24-year-old woman with situs inversus, bronchitis and sinusitis, i.e. the three characteristics of Kartagener’s syndrome. While patients with che-motactic defects not associated with the syndrome often suffer from skin infections, to the best of our knowledge this is the first report of a Kartagener patient with cutaneous manifestations.
- Chemotaxis of polymorphonuclear leukocytes
- Deep folliculitis
- Kartagener’s syndrome