How Does Cystic Fibrosis Affect the Lungs?
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition found in approximately one in 2,500 babies. The main areas of the body affected are the stomach, pancreas, liver, and lungs. But what how do the lungs work and how does cystic fibrosis affect them?
In this short and easy to understand Cystic Fibrosis Trust UK video, the function of the lungs is explained. Using simple animation, the video shows how CF interferes with the organs’ normal processes, making breathing very difficult.
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