Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.

Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia


Other Names for this Disease
  • BOOP
  • Bronchiolitis obliterans with obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Constrictive bronchiolitis
  • Obliterative bronchiolitis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Treatment

Newline Maker

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

References
  1. Vasu TS, Cavallazzi R, Hirani A, Sharma D, Weibel SB, Kane GC. Respitatory Care. August 2009; 54(8):1028-32. http://www.rcjournal.com/contents/08.09/08.09.1028.pdf. Accessed 9/13/2011.


GARD Video Tutorial

  • Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.

    Finding Treatment Information

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • Orphanet lists European clinical trials, research studies, and patient registries enrolling people with this condition. 
Other Names for this Disease
  • BOOP
  • Bronchiolitis obliterans with obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Constrictive bronchiolitis
  • Obliterative bronchiolitis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.