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    Organs Most Frequently Affected by Cystic Fibrosis

    Organs Most Frequently Affected by Cystic Fibrosis

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    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 Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology

    Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

    Current as of: September 9, 2014

    Author: Healthwise Staff

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

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