Clinical tips: Cystic Fibrosis

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There is no cure for Cystic Fibrosis, but treatment can slow its progression, writes Louis Roller Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that predominantly affects the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine. Long-term issues include difficulty breathing and coughing up mucus as a result of frequent lung infections. Other signs and symptoms may include sinus infections, poor growth, fatty stool, clubbing of the fingers and toes, and infertility in most males. CF is inherited

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