[Bronchiolitis obliterans with cryptogenetic-like organizing pneumonia. Demonstration of gastro-esophageal reflux in 5 cases].

@article{Sadoun1988BronchiolitisOW,
  title={[Bronchiolitis obliterans with cryptogenetic-like organizing pneumonia. Demonstration of gastro-esophageal reflux in 5 cases].},
  author={D. Sadoun and Dominique Valeyre and Jennifer Cargill and Françoise Volter and Jacques Amouroux and J. P. Battesti},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={1988},
  volume={17 45},
  pages={
          2383-5
        }
}
Gastro-oesophageal reflux was demonstrated in 5 cases of bronchiolitis obliterans with apparently cryptogenetic organizing pneumonia. In addition, one patient had hiatus hernia and another, oesophageal diverticulum. In 4 patients, after failure of prolonged antibiotic therapy, medical or surgical treatment of the gastro-oesophageal reflux resulted in regression of the clinical and radiological signs of pulmonary lesions. The cure thus obtained persisted throughout a follow-up period of 2 months… CONTINUE READING