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Bronchiolitis obliterans and cryptogenic organizing pneumonia 

Bronchiolitis obliterans and cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
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Bronchiolitis obliterans and cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
Author(s):

A.U. Wells

and Nicholas K. Harrison

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.181103

A relevant case history from Oxford Case Histories in Respiratory Medicine has been added to this chapter.

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date: 17 October 2017

Case History—A 77 yr old woman referred because her ‘pneumonia failed to clear’.

The nomenclature of the bronchiolitides is complicated by the interchangeable use of pathological and clinical descriptions and a diversity of classification systems. The four primary histological patterns are (1) organizing pneumonia (also termed proliferative bronchiolitis and bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia); (2) bronchiolitis obliterans (also termed obliterative bronchiolitis and constrictive bronchiolitis); (3) follicular bronchiolitis; and (4) diffuse panbronchiolitis....

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