Is nasal polyposis in cystic fibrosis a direct manifestation of genetic mutation or a complication of chronic infection?

Abstract

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common autosomal recessive disease among Caucasians. It is characterized by abnormal transepithelial sodium and chloride transport. The clinical expressions of the disorder are highly variable including nasal polyposis. Some authors have found that CF children with nasal polyposis form a distinct subgroup of patients within… (More)

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@article{Gaudemar1996IsNP, title={Is nasal polyposis in cystic fibrosis a direct manifestation of genetic mutation or a complication of chronic infection?}, author={I de Gaudemar and Philippe Contencin and Thierry van den Abbeele and Anne A Boerema-De Munck and Jean Navarro and Philippe Narcy}, journal={Rhinology}, year={1996}, volume={34 4}, pages={194-7} }