Which GI findings suggest cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Findings related to the GI tract include the following:

  • Abdominal distention

  • Hepatosplenomegaly (fatty liver and portal hypertension)

  • Rectal prolapse

  • Dry skin (vitamin A deficiency)

  • Cheilosis (vitamin B complex deficiency)


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