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Bronchiectasis With or Without Elevated Sweat Chloride (BESC, Mutations in SCNN1)

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Pulmonology & Critical Care
Gastroenterology

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Description:

Mutations in subunits of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) can result in a hereditary syndrome that resembles cystic fibrosis in some of its features. This is referred to as Bronchiectasis with or without elevated sweat chloride (BESC).

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