Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia
Other Names for this Disease
- Constrictive bronchiolitis
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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. The most common signs and symptoms of BOOP include shortness of breath (dyspnea), dry cough, and fever. Some people with BOOP develope a flu-like illness with cough, fever, fatigue, and weight loss.
Last updated: 2/16/2016
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