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Cystic fibrosis

Disease definition

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder characterized by the production of sweat with a high salt content and mucus secretions with an abnormal viscosity.

ORPHA:586

  • Synonym(s):
    • CF
    • Mucoviscidosis
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: E84.0  E84.1  E84.8  E84.9
  • OMIM: 219700
  • UMLS: C0010674
  • MeSH: D003550
  • GARD: 6233
  • MedDRA: 10011762

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