Author | Nelson L. Turcios, MD

Articles

Case In Point: Cystic fibrosis in an elderly woman

November 01, 2005

The diagnosis of cystic fibrosis (CF) is typically made in childhood. However, there is increasing evidence that a mild and atypical form of this disease can present in adulthood. The author describes a patient who received the diagnosis of CF when she was 74 years old.