Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia/cryptogenic organizing pneumonia with unfavorable outcome: pathologic predictors.

Abstract

Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) and cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) are synonyms for an inflammatory interstitial process characterized by young fibromyxoid connective tissue within airways and air spaces. This clinicopathologic condition is associated with an excellent response to steroidal therapy in more than 80% of… (More)

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