Unexpected Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis at Autopsy

Beryl J. Rosenstein, Terry S. Langbaum, Kevin Winn

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Over an 11-year period, we encountered four cases in which an unexpected diagnosis of cystic fibrosis (CF) was first established on the basis of typical autopsy findings. Our experience suggests that the occurrence of such cases is more common than generally appreciated and emphasizes the often crucial role of the autopsy in medical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1383-1385
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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