Acute appendicitis mimicking intestinal obstruction in a patient with cystic fibrosis.

Abstract

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease of the secretory glands caused by mutations of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator (CFTR) gene. The clinical manifestations of CF are repetitive lung infections, biliary cirrhosis, pancreatic abnormalities, and gastrointestinal disorders. We report a 21-year-old Taiwanese man with CF who had abdominal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jfma.2012.07.011

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