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Respiratory clinical features

Coughing
Frequent bacterial infections
Lung damage

2

GIT clinical features

Failure to thrive
Chronic malabsorption (can't absorb fats, more difficult to absorb proteins)

3

Mode of inheritance

Autosomal recessive

4

A way to treat digestion problems

Take enzyme tablets
EG: Pancrease

5

Suggested diet

High fat, high salt

6

Below what lung functionality is a lung transplant suggested?

Below 30% function

7

Proportion of CF neonates with meconium ileus

15%

8

Proportion of CF patients with pancreatic insufficiency

85%

9

Proportion of CF patients with chronic pancreatitis

40%

10

Proportion of CF patients with diabetes

40%

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Reasons for CF infertility

In males: Vas deferens blocked --> fibrosis, atrophy
Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD)

Females: Mucus in vagina prevent sperm access
Anovulatory