Cystic fibrosis in adults: the unsuspected pulmonary diagnosis.

  • Anita Nolan
  • Published 1976 in Canadian Medical Association journal
The clinical spectrum of cystic fibrosis is insufficiently appreciated. This disease may occur in adolescents or adults who had minimal or no symptoms in childhood. In three patients the diagnosis was made on the basis of respiratory disease (including bronchiectasis, pneumonia and chronic bronchitis), a family history of respiratory disease, and elevated… CONTINUE READING