H. E. PUGSLEY, M.D.; P. MCK. SPENCE, M.D.
Cystic fibrosis of the pancreas is a rare disease of infancy and childhood which usually has a fatal termination within the first two years of life. This case is unusual in that the age at death was 17 years.
A 17 year old boy was admitted to the medical service of the Toronto General Hospital, February 19, 1946, because of increasing shortness of breath, and died on March 30, 1946. His father stated that he had never been a robust child, and that since shortly after birth he had had about five daily bowel movements which were
PUGSLEY HE, SPENCE PM. A CASE OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS OF THE PANCREAS ASSOCIATED WITH CHRONIC PULMONARY DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER1. Ann Intern Med. ;30:1262–1272. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-6-1262
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(6):1262-1272.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Pancreatic Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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