Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia

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Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia

Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) is a lung disease that causes inflammation in the small air tubes (bronchioles) and air sacs (alveoli). The signs and symptoms of BOOP often include shortness of breath, a dry cough, and fever. BOOP can be caused by viral infections, various drugs, and other medical conditions. If the cause is known, the condition is called secondary BOOP. In many cases, the underlying cause of BOOP is unknown. These cases are called idiopathic BOOP or cryptogenic organizing pneumonia. Treatment often includes corticosteroid medications.
 

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The terms "Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia" returned 56 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Propylthiouracil-induced bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia.
 

Author(s): Jaehee Lee, Sun Ha Choi, Keum Ju Choi, Seung Ick Cha, Tae In Park, Chang Ho Kim

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(23):2657-9.

 

Propylthiouracil (PTU) is commonly used to treat hyperthyroidism. However, it is also associated with a number of adverse events. In particular, pulmonary complications, although rare, can be serious. Therefore, early detection is paramount. We herein describe a first case of PTU-induced ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2013

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Secondary bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia during treatment of chronic hepatitis C: role of pegylated interferon alfa-2a.
 

Author(s): Ronaldo Soares Martins, Juliano Antunes Machado, Rosângela Teixeira

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. 2012 Oct;45(5):655-6.

 

The treatment of chronic hepatitis C has frequent side effects such as cytopenias and neuropsychiatric symptoms. However, pulmonary toxicity associated with interferon is rarely described. This paper describes the clinical case of a 67-year-old female patient with chronic hepatitis ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2012

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Temozolomide-associated bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia successfully treated with high-dose corticosteroid.
 

Author(s): Tae-Ok Kim, In-Jae Oh, Hyun-Wook Kang, Su-Young Chi, Hee-Jung Ban, Yong-Soo Kwon, Kyu-Sik Kim, Yu-Il Kim, Sung-Chul Lim, Young-Chul Kim

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2012 Apr;27(4):450-3.

 

Temozolomide is an oral alkylating agent with clinical activity against glioblastoma multiforme (GM). It is generally well-tolerated and has few pulmonary side effects. We report a case of temozolomide-associated brochiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) requiring very high-dose ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2012

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The terms "Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia associated with polymyalgia rheumatica.
 

Author(s): C Stey, K Truninger, D Marti, P Vogt, T C Medici

Journal: Eur. Respir. J.. 1999 Apr;13(4):926-9.

 

The association of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) with polymyalgia rheumatica is rare, and only one case has previously been described. This study reports on the case of an 80 yr-old male who presented with malaise, nonproductive cough and exertional dyspnoea ...

Last Updated: 22 Jul 1999

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Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia and ulcerative colitis after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.
 

Author(s): F A Baron, J P Hermanne, A Dowlati, T Weber, A Thiry, M F Fassotte, G Fillet, Y Beguin

Journal: Bone Marrow Transplant.. 1998 May;21(9):951-4.

 

A 37-year-old man with acute myeloblastic leukemia in first remission developed ulcerative colitis and bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) 7 months after bone marrow transplantation (BMT) from an HLA-matched brother who suffered from severe Crohn's disease. BOOP occurred ...

Last Updated: 3 Aug 1998

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A novel cause for bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia: exposure to paint aerosols in textile workshops.
 

Author(s): P Camus, B Nemery

Journal: Eur. Respir. J.. 1998 Feb;11(2):259-62.

 

Last Updated: 12 Jun 1998

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Steroids, Azithromycin, Montelukast, and Symbicort (SAMS) for Viral Respiratory Tract Infection Post Allotransplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Respiratory Tract Infections; Bronchiolitis Obliterans; Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia; Lung Diseases, Interstitial

 

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2012

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Prospective Study of Belated Pulmonary Complications Occurring in Children Treated With Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cells.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bone Marrow Transplant Infection; Bronchiolitis Obliterans; Chronic Respiratory Insufficiency; Organizing Pneumonia; Pulmonary Cytolytic Thrombi

 

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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