Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that results in increased mucus production, which is thick and sticky. It primarily affects the digestive and respiratory systems and nowadays it can be easily diagnosed. Screening is performed in most countries to detect the mutated gene responsible for the disease. If present, management consists in prevention of lung infections and management of the complications.  

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