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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.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
    Specialist Medical Reviewer R. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology

    Current as ofJuly 1, 2016

    Current as of: July 1, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & R. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Toxicology

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