Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. Clinical features and differential diagnosis.

@article{Izumi1992BronchiolitisOO,
  title={Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. Clinical features and differential diagnosis.},
  author={Takateru Izumi and Masanori Kitaichi and Koichi Nishimura and Satoko Nagai},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1992},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={715-9}
}
The clinical features of 34 Japanese patients with bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) are discussed. Thirty-two patients (94 percent) had symptoms of cough, fever, or dyspnea. On chest roentgenograms, bilateral patchy infiltrates were seen most frequently in 23 patients (68 percent), followed by small linear opacities in five (15 percent), both patchy infiltrates and reticulonodular opacities in four (12 percent), and reticulonodular opacities in two (6 percent). The… CONTINUE READING
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