Which imaging studies may be performed in the workup of cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Imaging studies that may be helpful include the following:

  • Radiography (chest, sinus, abdomen)

  • CT of the chest (not yet advised as a routine modality in CF)

  • Ultrasonography

  • Contrast barium enema


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