Cystic Fibrosis Your search term Cystic Fibrosis returned 1 records.
Disease Type: Rare conditions Genetic, autosomal recessive Congenital onset
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited condition that causes mucus to build up and clog some of the organs in the body, particularly in the lungs and pancreas. When mucus clogs the lungs, it can make breathing very difficult. The thick mucus also causes bacteria to get stuck in the airways, which causes inflammation and infections. These infections can cause chronic coughing, and ...