Disease: Cystic Fibrosis

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What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic Fibrosis is a disease inherited past down from many generations. Another name for cystic fibrosis is called clubbing there are many other name terminologies for cystic fibrosis. The name of the disease originates from the tough tissue, which scars inside the pancreas, first documented in the 1930’s. The pancreas is one the major organ attacked by a faulty chromosome no.7 where cystic fibrosis has been found. A cystic fibrosis patient can have the recessive gene and both of his or her parents can carry the gene but not affected by the gene. The disease attacks the external glands, which includes (lungs, perspiration glands, gastrointestinal system, and a man’s masculinity). Cystic fibrosis can cause several different

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