Introduction: Cystic Fibrosis
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
Researching symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis: Further information about the symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis is available including a list of symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis: Various information is available about treatments available for Cystic Fibrosis, prevention of Cystic Fibrosis, current research about Cystic Fibrosis treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.
Statistics and Cystic Fibrosis:
Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Cystic Fibrosis,
prevalence and incidence statistics for Cystic Fibrosis,
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1. excerpt from NHLBI, Facts About Cystic Fibrosis: NHLBI
Last revision: May 26, 2003
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