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Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia

Other Names for this Disease
  • BOOP
  • Constrictive bronchiolitis
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How might bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) be treated?

Most cases of BOOP respond well to treatment with corticosteroids. If the condition is caused by a particular drug, stopping the drug can also improve a patient's condition.[1]
Last updated: 9/20/2010

  1. Vasu TS, Cavallazzi R, Hirani A, Sharma D, Weibel SB, Kane GC. Respitatory Care. August 2009; 54(8):1028-32. Accessed 9/13/2011.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • lists trials that are studying or have studied Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. Click on the link to go to to read descriptions of these studies.
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