A 27-year-old female asked:
Can cystic fibrosis affect the pancreas more than the lungs?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Yes: The disease can manife st itself in various different ways.
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Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Yes: There are many presentations and the pancreas can be more affected than the lungs. Knowing your particular mutation(s) can be useful in this regard.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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