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Other Names for this Disease
- Obliterative bronchiolitis
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Bronchiolitis obliterans is characterized by a dry cough and shortness of breath which develop 2 to 8 weeks after toxic fume exposure or a respiratory illness. Fatigue and wheezing in the absence of a cold or asthma may also be noted.
Last updated: 10/1/2012
- Bronchiolitis Obliterans. National Jewish Health Web site. May 2012; http://www.nationaljewish.org/healthinfo/conditions/bronchiolitis/. Accessed 10/1/2012.