Cystic fibrosis

Discussion:

This patient has cystic fibrosis. Other findings seen on this case related to cystic fibrosis include:

  • extensive pancreatic parenchymal fatty replacement
  • numerous hypodense nodules involving the liver, separated by bands of residual parenchyma, which is best explained by cirrhosis with multiple regenerative nodules
  • splenomegaly with multiple prominent venous channels at its hilum, with a prominent portal system; changes of portal hypertension.
  • thin patient
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