Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia

Gabriela Addor Andreia Salarini Monteiro David Henrique Nigri Wilhermo Torres Carlos Alberto de Barros Franco

48 years-old woman, asymptomatic, presented with radiographic findings of patchy airspace consolidation with nodular opacities in the upper right lobe, middle lobe and lingula. The differential diagnoses of neoplasms, sarcoidosis, granulomatous diseases and tuberculosis were considered. Diagnosis of Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia was made by means of videothoracoscopy whereupon treatment with corticosteroids was begun. The patient had a positive evolution with resolution of the radiographic finding.

bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia; bronchiolitis obliterans

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