What is CYSTIC FIBROSIS?

Autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects exocrine glands. It causes the production of abnormally thick mucus in the lungs, digestive system, sweat glands. It can be diagnosed through elevated level of sodium in the sweat.

CYSTIC FIBROSIS: "Cystic fibrosis impairs body's ability to move salt and water in and out of cells."

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