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Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia


Other Names for this Disease
  • BOOP
  • Constrictive bronchiolitis
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Symptoms

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What are the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP)?

Signs and symptoms of BOOP vary. Some individuals with BOOP may have no apparent symptoms, while others may have severe respiratory distress as in acute, rapidly-progressive BOOP.[1] The most common signs and symptoms of BOOP include shortness of breath (dyspnea), dry cough, and fever.[2] Some people with BOOP develope a flu-like illness with cough, fever, fatigue, and weight loss.[1]
Last updated: 2/16/2016

References
  1. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia. NORD. 2013; http://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/bronchiolitis-obliterans-organizing-pneumonia/.
  2. 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.


Other Names for this Disease
  • BOOP
  • Constrictive 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.