6) Rats proved even more susceptible than mice and developed full-blown bronchiolitis obliterans
after repeated exposure to diacetyl.
Paraneoplastic pemphigus associated with Castleman tumor, myasthenia gravis and bronchiolitis obliterans
organizing pneumonia, clinical and roentgenological features in 26 cases.
Postinfectious bronchiolitis obliterans
in children: clinical and radiological profile and prognostic factors.
The remaining patients were misdiagnosed elsewhere as having asthma, pneumonia, emphysema, tuberculosis, bronchiolitis obliterans
, or interstitial lung disease.
I am the health visitor for a family with a four year-old child who was diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans
in September 2007.
Popcorn lung, officially called bronchiolitis obliterans
, has been historically linked with people who worked in microwave popcorn plants mixing large vats of flavors.
Diacetyl is an extremely toxic chemical that can cause a disabling and often fatal lung disease called bronchiolitis obliterans
Popcorn was suffering from Popcorn Workers" Lung, which is also known as bronchiolitis obliterans
, a potentially fatal condition resulting from prolonged exposure to heated diacetyl, or synthetic butter.
The classic "idiopathic interstitial pneumonia" patterns of usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis (NSIP), bronchiolitis obliterans
with organizing pneumonia (BOOP), desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP), respiratory bronchiolitis-associated interstitial lung disease (RB-ILD) and acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP) are oftentimes also seen in cases of ILD related to CTD or drug toxicity.
Other diagnoses included community-acquired pneumonia, bronchiolitis obliterans
and organizing pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome, lymphoma, and rickettsial typhus (Table).
Young David developed the rare bronchiolitis obliterans
condition when he was 15 months old.