Other Names for this Disease
- Obliterative bronchiolitis
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While there is no cure for this condition, treatment with corticosteroids can help to stabilize or slow its progression. Immunosuppressive therapies and lung transplants might also be used. Treatment is most effective during the early stages of the disease. If left untreated, bronchiolitis obliterans can be fatal.
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.