Introduction: Cystic Fibrosis


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Cystic Fibrosis: Genetic disease causing lung and digestive problems.

Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic, progressive, and frequently fatal genetic (inherited) disease of the body's mucus glands. CF primarily affects the respiratory and digestive systems in children and young adults. The sweat glands and the reproductive system are also usually involved.1

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1. excerpt from NHLBI, Facts About Cystic Fibrosis: NHLBI

Last revision: May 26, 2003

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