bronchiolitis obliterans


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bronchiolitis obliterans

[‚bräŋ·kē·ō′līd·əs ō′blid·ə‚ranz]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the bronchioles with the formation of an exudate and fibrous tissue that obliterate the lumen.
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Bronchiolitis obliterans following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a clinical update.
The CDC reported that eight patients out of the 425 former employees at this factory "had a respiratory illness resembling bronchiolitis obliterans;" four were mixers and four were microwave-packaging workers, with no cases reported in workers in other areas of the factory.
Update on cryptogenic organising pneumonia (idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans organising pneumonia).
Hofer et al., "Ganciclovir/valganciclovir prophylaxis decreases cytomegalovirus-related events and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation," Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol.
Keshavjee, "Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome: alloimmune-dependent and -independent injury with aberrant tissue remodeling," Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia caused by Plasmodium vivax malaria.
She spent five years on the organ donation register desperately waiting for a match that would save her life after being diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans in 1994.
The main subacute pulmonary complications of cocaine use include pulmonary oedema, 'crack lung', interstitial pneumonitis and bronchiolitis obliterans with organising pneumonia.
Manufacturers started using the ingredient 2,3-pentanedione (PD) when another butter flavoring, diacetyl, was found to cause bronchiolitis obliterans, a life-threatening and nonreversible lung disease in workers who inhaled the substance.
We present a patient with paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP) in whom the clinical suspicion of bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) was raised when the patient suffered respiratory failure and difficulty in weaning from mechanical ventilation.
Having suffered from various forms of lung disease, including bronchiolitis obliterans, pulmonary interstitial glycogenosis, bronchiectasis and eosinophil esophagitis throughout his life, Jack has become something of an activist, raising more than $12,000 for various aspects of his treatment to cover his family's expenses and, most recently, to provide other patients at UMass Memorial Medical Center with "a little bit of fun."
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