Small-intestinal abnormalities in cystic fibrosis patients

  title={Small-intestinal abnormalities in cystic fibrosis patients},
  author={Ephrem Eggermont and Kris de Boeck},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
A survey is given of the pathophysiology of the main alterations in the small intestine of cystic fibrosis patients. Special attention is paid to the understanding of meconium ileus in the fetus and the newborn, the repercussion of duodenal acidity on the duodenal mucosa and the intraduodenal digestion, and primary and secondary biochemical alterations in the secretory-digestive-absorptive function of the small-intestinal mucosa. The meconium equivalent syndrome and its connection with the… CONTINUE READING


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