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    Organs Most Frequently Affected by Cystic Fibrosis

    Organs Most Frequently Affected by Cystic Fibrosis

    Organs most frequently affected by cystic fibrosis (lungs and pancreas)

    Cystic fibrosis causes mucus to become thick and sticky, which can block the normal function of the organs. Most often, the lungs and pancreas are affected.

    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology
    Last Revised July 18, 2013

    Last Revised: July 18, 2013

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology

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