Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive mutation that most prominently affects the pulmonary and pancreatic systems, but may involve any organ system.
Due to improvements in me...
At least one of the following:
One or more typical phenotypic features of CF:
Chronic pulmonary disease
Characteristic GI and...
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation guidelines call for:
Four office visits, four respiratory cultures, PFTs q6mo, and at least one evaluation by a multidisciplinary team, including di...
Upon discharge for a pulmonary exacerbation, follow-up with CF specialist within 2 to 4 weeks
Routine clinic visits every 3 months with airway cultures and PFTs as...
E84.9 Cystic fibrosis, unspecified
E84.11 Meconium ileus in cystic fibrosis
E84.0 Cystic fibrosis with pulmonary manifestations
E84.19 Cystic fibrosis with other intestinal manifestations
Meconium ileus is virtually pathognomonic for CF.
When sweat test is equivocal, CFTR genetic testing is diagnostic.
Consider CF in any child with chronic diarrhea, especially with poor g...
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