Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia as an initial manifestation in systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Takada2005BronchiolitisOO,
  title={Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia as an initial manifestation in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Hidetoshi Takada and Yusuke Saito and Akihiko Nomura and Shouichi Ohga and Kazuyoshi Kuwano and Nobutaka Nakashima and Shinichi Aishima and Noboru Tsuru and Toshiro Hara},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={257-60}
}
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) is a rare complication of adult systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This is the first report of a pediatric patient with BOOP as an initial presentation of SLE. She had dyspnea, cough, arthralgia, and erythema on her face. Laboratory examinations revealed pancytopenia, low serum levels of complements, and positivity for anti-nuclear antibody, anti-double stranded DNA antibody, and anti-SM antibody. Her respiratory symptoms, pulmonary function… CONTINUE READING

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