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August 1981

Cystic Fibrosis Mistaken for Gastroesophageal Reflux With Aspiration

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis.

Am J Dis Child. 1981;135(8):719-720. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1981.02130320033011

• Two infants originally thought to have gastroesophageal reflux (GER) were later found to have cystic fibrosis (CF). These two common syndromes are similar and can coexist. We recommend that a sweat test be performed on all infants with possible GER, and GER be considered in infants with CF.

(Am J Dis Child 1981;135:719-720)