Cystic fibrosis

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Cystic fibrosis
Clubbin in the fingers o a person wi cystic fibrosis
SpecialtyMedical genetics, pulmonology
SymptomsDifficulty braithin, cochin up mucus, puir growthe, fatty stuil[1]
Uisual onsetSymptoms recognisable ~6 month[2]
DurationLang term[3]
CausesGenetic (autosomal recessive)[1]
Diagnostic methodSweat test, genetic testin[1]
TreatmentAntibiotics, pancreatic enzyme replacement, lung transplantation[1]
PrognosisLife expectancy atween 42 an 50 years (developit warld)[4]
Frequency1 in 3,000 (Northren European)[1]

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects maistly the lungs, but an aw the pancreas, liver, neers, an thairm.[1].[5] Lang-term issues include difficulty breathing an coching up mucus as a result o frequent lung infections.[1] Ither signs an symptoms may include sinus infections, puir growthe, fatty stuil, clubbin of the fingers an taes, an infertility in maist males.[1] Different fowk mey hae different degrees o symptoms.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 O'Sullivan, BP; Freedman, SD (30 May 2009). "Cystic fibrosis". Lancet. 373 (9678): 1891–904. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(09)60327-5. PMID 19403164.
  2. Allen, Julian L.; Panitch, Howard B.; Rubenstein, Ronald C. (2016). Cystic Fibrosis (in Inglis). CRC Press. p. 92. ISBN 9781439801826. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2017-09-08. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Massie, J; Delatycki, MB (December 2013). "Cystic fibrosis carrier screening". Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 14 (4): 270–5. doi:10.1016/j.prrv.2012.12.002. PMID 23466339.
  4. Ong, T; Ramsey, BW (15 September 2015). "Update in Cystic Fibrosis 2014". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 192 (6): 669–75. doi:10.1164/rccm.201504-0656UP. PMID 26371812.
  5. Hodson, Margaret; Geddes, Duncan; Bush, Andrew, eds. (2012). Cystic fibrosis (3rd ed.). London: Hodder Arnold. p. 3. ISBN 978-1-4441-1369-3. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2017-09-08. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)