Examen del sudor

El examen de electrolitos del sudor mide el nivel de cloruro en el sudor. En los niños, el aumento de las concentraciones de sodio y cloruro en el sudor puede indicar la presencia de fibrosis quística, enfermedad hereditaria que afecta los sistemas respiratorio y digestivo.Examen del sudor

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Last reviewed 5/1/2011 by Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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