CF

CF: Recurrent sinusitis, thick sputum, pancreatic insufficiency (steatorrhea), meconium ileus, infertility, dx by sweat chloride↑, CFTR mutation


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  • CF
  • aka: Cystic fibrosis,
  • Recurrent sinusitis, thick sputum, pancreatic insufficiency (steatorrhea), meconium ileus, infertility, dx by sweat chloride↑, CFTR mutation
  • sinusitis, thick sputum, pancreatic insufficiency (steatorrhea), infertility, GI dz, caucasian, meconium ileus
  • sputum rattling in lungs
  • sweat chloride↑, CFTR mutation, nasal potential↑
  • chloride channel defect leads to thick mucus
  • exercise, clear mucus