Organs Most Frequently Affected by Cystic Fibrosis

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Organs Most Frequently Affected by Cystic Fibrosis

Picture of the 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 ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerSusanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology
Last RevisedJune 15, 2011

Last Revised: June 15, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

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




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