What cystic fibrosis (CF) etiology is suggested by a finding of aquagenic wrinkling of the palms (AWP)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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One study reported an association between AWP and cystic fibrosis. [26] Among patients with cystic fibrosis, a greater degree of AWP is observed in patients who are homozygous for the ΔF508 mutation.


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