Similarity of the tracheobronchial mucous glands and epithelium in infants with and without cystic fibrosis.

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A retrospective study of 90 infants and young children with cystic fibrosis and 90 age matched controls without cystic fibrosis revealed no essential histologic differences in their tracheobronchial mucous gland reactions with and without pulmonary infection. Although the secretory response to specific stimuli (especially Pseudomonas or staphylococcal… (More)

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