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Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia: Causes and Remedies - http://www.healtharticles101.com/cryptogenic-organizing-pneumonia-causes-and-remedies/#more-1778

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Bronchiolitis Obliterans and Organizing Pneumonia – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care - A primary or secondary process of the lungs characterized by granulation-like tissue involving the distal airways and alveoli Read more: http://health.tipsdiscover.com/bronchiolitis-obliterans-and-organizing-pneumonia-causes-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment-and-ongoing-care/#ixzz2YIrk9xt9

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from Lung Disease News

Lung Diseases Found to Be Primarily Linked to Defects in Stem Cells and Not to Inflammation as Previously Thought

Lung Diseases Found to Be Primarily Linked to Defects in Stem Cells and Not to Inflammation as Previously Thought Lung Disease News

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Bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia (BOOP). Polypoid plugs of loose fibrous tissue are present in a bronchiole and the adjacent alveolar ducts and alveoli.

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It is very important to differentiate between acute consolidation and chronic consolidation, because it will limit the differential diagnosis. In chronic disease we think of: Neoplasm with lobar or segmental post-obstructive pneumonia. Lung neoplasms like bronchoalveolar carcinoma and lymphoma. Chronic post-infection diseases like organizing pneumonia (OP) or chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, which both present with multiple peripheral consolidations. Sarcoidosis is the great mimicker and…