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Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia as a manifestation of AIDS: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15236924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) is a disease of the small airways characterized by intraluminal polyps of myxoid connective tissue. Although various infectious and non-infectious agents have been implicated as possible precipitants of BOOP, the concomitant occurrence of BOOP with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has rarely been described. We describe a unique case in which BOOP was a presenting feature in a patient with newly diagnosed AIDS, and we review the literature of BOOP occurring in the setting of HIV infection.
Fares J Khater; Jonathan P Moorman; James W Myers; George Youngberg; Fehso A Sarubbi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of infection     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0163-4453     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Infect.     Publication Date:  2004 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-06     Completed Date:  2004-09-03     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908424     Medline TA:  J Infect     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  159-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Medical Service, James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, TN 37684, USA.
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MeSH Terms
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Middle Aged

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