Pancreatic islets in older patients with cystic fibrosis with and without diabetes mellitus: morphometric and immunocytologic studies.

@article{Soejima1986PancreaticII,
  title={Pancreatic islets in older patients with cystic fibrosis with and without diabetes mellitus: morphometric and immunocytologic studies.},
  author={Kyoko Soejima and Benjamin H. Landing},
  journal={Pediatric pathology},
  year={1986},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={25-46}
}
Forty patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), including 34 who died above age 10 years without having developed clinical diabetes mellitus and 6 who died with both cystic fibrosis and diabetes mellitus, were studied. The mean age of the female patients with CF but not diabetes was 15.8 +/- 5.6 years; of males without diabetes, 17.2 +/- 6.4 years; of female patients with CF and diabetes mellitus, 20.2 +/- 6.9 years; and of males with CF and diabetes, 21.3 +/- 6.6 years. The mean number of pancreatic… CONTINUE READING

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