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Baby diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis shows older child's misdiagnosis

A baby was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when tested upon birth. When the doctor described the symptoms, the parents realized that their older son had it as well. The boy had been taken to numerous doctors because of his diarrhea and respiratory problems but he was misdiagnosed again and again.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by North Andover Citizen

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About: Baby diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis shows older child's misdiagnosis

Date: 13 May 2004

Source: North Andover Citizen

Author: Sally Applegate

URL: http://www.townonline.com/northandover/news/local_regional/nac_newnacysticfi05132004.htm

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