Application of the cilia dyskinesis test in the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in an adolescent.

Abstract

In certain cases of obscure chronic lung disease, the possibility of a genetic disorder, such as cystic fibrosis of the pancreas, should be considered. When the genetic defect fails to cause pancreatic involvement, the partial expression of cystic fibrosis is encountered. Elevation of sweat electrolyte levels is not sufficient to confirm the diagnosis of… (More)

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Arad1975ApplicationOT, title={Application of the cilia dyskinesis test in the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis in an adolescent.}, author={Ilan Arad and Joel Lafair and Emmanuel Shapira}, journal={Israel journal of medical sciences}, year={1975}, volume={11 1}, pages={10-4} }