CYSTIC FIBROSIS

© 2021 Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MRMER). All rights reserved. In cystic fibrosis, the airways fill with thick, sticky mucus, making it difficult to breathe. The thick mucus is also an ideal breeding ground for bacteria and fungi. Overview Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other o...

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