Cystic fibrosis of the pancreas: report of a Japanese autopsy case.

Abstract

Cystic fibrosis of the pancreas is considered to be rare in the Japanese population. Forty-five cases from the Japanese literature (1951-1983) are reviewed and one autopsy case added. The patient was a 17-year-old Japanese male with recurrent episodes of pulmonary infection. His sweat test was positive (sodium 332 mg/l, chloride 316 mg/l). No particular… (More)

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