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Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia

Other Names for this Disease
  • BOOP
  • Constrictive bronchiolitis
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What are the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP)?

The most common signs and symptoms of BOOP include shortness of breath (dyspnea), dry cough, and fever.[1] About half of affected individuals have a flu-like illness with cough, fever, fatigue, and weight loss.[2251]
Last updated: 9/13/2011

  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.
  2. King TE. Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias. Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals. May 2008; Accessed 9/13/2011.