Table 1

 Presentation of cystic fibrosis (CF)

• Respiratory
‐ Chronic or recurrent cough or chest infections
‐ Purulent sputum or haemoptysis
‐ “Asthma” with chest infections
‐ Nasal polyps, chronic sinusitis
• Gastrointestinal
‐ Meconium ileus, meconium plug syndromes
‐ Failure to thrive
‐ Bulky offensive stools
‐ Rectal prolapse
‐ Hypoproteinaemia, oedema
‐ Prolonged neonatal jaundice
• Other
‐ Short stature
‐ Pseudo-Bartter’s syndrome
‐ Male infertility
‐ Salty taste when kissed
‐ Sibling with CF
‐ Heat exhaustion
‐ Unexplained clubbing