Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a hereditary metabolic disease. Its main symptoms include progressive pulmonary symptoms in the childhood and exocrine insufficiency of the pancreas, which leads to chronic steatorrhoea. Diagnosis is based on the measurement of chloride concentration in the sweat. The test can be supplemented with the investigation of gene mutations.

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Medicine

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ISBN: 9788869309588