system thick mucus production means not enough fluid to propel mucus up and out

System thick mucus production means not enough fluid

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system thick mucus production means not enough fluid to propel mucus up and out this result in infections and death. In the liver and gallbladder glands get blocked and become infected this leads to local inflammation, pancreatic destruction, vitamin A, D, E and K not being absorbed correctly and Pancreatitis. In the Ileus Cystic Fibrosis leads to newborn not being able to pass the meconium ileus in stool. In males the vas deferens which bring sperm to the ureter have thickened secretions. Sperm immobility in the vas deferens lead to sterility. In the digestive system mucus blocks the enzymes from reaching the intestines. The blockage causes fats and protein not being absorbed which lead to malnutrition, foul smelling stool and failure to thrive in babies. Cystic Fibrosis had no cure treatments for Cystic Fibrosis include antibiotics, bronchodilators, chest physical therapy and growth hormone used in children to improve height weight and lung function in children. Hammer, G. D., & McPhee, S. J. (2019). Pathophysiology of disease: An introduction to clinical medicine (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education. Huether, S. E., & McCance, K. L. (2017). Understanding pathophysiology (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby. Berkowitz, Aaron. Clinical Pathophysiology Made Ridiculously Simple . MedMaster, 2007.
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