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.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Bronchiolitis obliterans. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.