Cystic fibrosis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disorder involving the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene, which causes complications in the lungs, pancreas, and other organs. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video covers the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment for cystic fibrosis.

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Sources:
– Cutting, G. Cystic Fibrosis. In: Emery and Rimoin’s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics (Sixth Edition); 2013.
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– Pathoma

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Audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, MS
Script: Philip Boone, MD, PHD
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

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