Clinical manifestations and risk factors of arthropathy in cystic fibrosis.

Affiliation

Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Immunology and Intensive Care Medicine, CF Center / Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Recurrent joint pain is frequently observed in patients with CF and can lead to reduced activity and quality of life. We conducted this observational study to assess the clinical manifestations, frequency, and risk factors of CF associated arthropathy.