Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Hepatobiliary Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis.

Abstract

Pulmonary disease is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), but significant involvement within gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatobiliary systems occurs as well. As in the airways, defects in CFTR alter epithelial surface fluid, mucus viscosity, and pH, increasing risk of stasis through the various hollow… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pcl.2016.04.008

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