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Can someone explain bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Complex

This is a histologic diagnosis of uncertain etiology which was first described in japan.
It is a form of lung infiltrate followed by granulomatous formations which destroy the bronchi. This can be managed with steroids, but may also be a fatal illness.

In brief: Complex

This is a histologic diagnosis of uncertain etiology which was first described in japan.
It is a form of lung infiltrate followed by granulomatous formations which destroy the bronchi. This can be managed with steroids, but may also be a fatal illness.
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