It is possible that your son's diagnosis is indeed that of primary ciliary dyskinesia. The diagnosis is usually based on a biopsy and examination under the microscope. The paediatrician would not have informed you about this if the pathology report did not confirm this diagnosis. This condition is often out of the experience of many doctors.This diagnosis would certainly explain your son's cough and frequent illnesses.
Your son appears to be recovering from a recent glandular fever infection. There is no treatment for this illness. Sometimes this illness can last for months but usually lasts for two to three weeks.CMV infection is often not recognised at the time and can be very mild and completely symptom-free in most cases. It is often an infection that occurs in the first year of life.
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