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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 183–185 | Cite as

Mucoviscidosis of the lung

Report of a case
  • O. N. Bhakoo
  • Raj Kumar
  • B. N. S. Walia
Case Reports

Summary

A case of bronchiectasis due to mucoviscidosis without any clinical evidence of involvement of the pancreas is present. The importance of bearing this condition in mind in cases of recurrent chest infections in children in the absence of other manifestations of the disease is stressed.

Keywords

Cystic Fibrosis Measle Lower Lobe Coeliac Disease Pulmonary Involvement 
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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. N. Bhakoo
    • 1
  • Raj Kumar
    • 1
  • B. N. S. Walia
    • 1
  1. 1.Chandigarh

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