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Were you looking for information about Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic firbosis is a common misspelling of cystic fibrosis.
 
Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease of the mucus and sweat glands. It primarily affects the lungs, pancreas, liver, intestines, sinuses, and sex organs. Until the 1980s, most deaths from cystic fibrosis occurred in children and teenagers. Today, with improved treatments, people with the condition live, on average, to be more than 35 years old.
 
(Click Cystic Fibrosis for more information. This article offers an in-depth look at cystic fibrosis and its diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment options.)
 
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