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USMLE 2CK Practice Question for September 21st

A 13-year-old boy is brought to the physician for follow-up of a chronic medical condition. In early childhood, he experienced failure to thrive, which eventually led to a definitive diagnosis of his condition. He has had frequent sinus and respiratory infections and was recently hospitalized for Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia. He often passes bulky, foul-smelling stools. His regular respiratory medications include nebulized albuterol and recombinant human DNase. Which of the following describes the pathogenesis of this patient's underlying disease?

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