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Which of the following causes of abdominal pain is seen more frequently in patients with cystic fibrosis?

pemsou5_wp • May 10, 2022

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  1. Kelly May 11, 2022 - 12:37 pm Reply

    E) All of the above
    The classic abdominal pathologies associated with cystic fibrosis include meconium ileus, distal intestinal obstruction syndrome (DIOS) – which is due to a similar pathophysiology of inspissated bowel contents, and pancreatitis. However, patients with cystic fibrosis also have an increased incidence of GERD, Cholelithiasis, Nephrolithiasis, intussusception, constipation, and small intestine bacterial overgrowth.

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