Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia

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An idiopathic interstitial pneumonia characterized by lung inflammation and scarring that obstructs the small airways and air sacs of the lungs (alveoli). A flu-like illness, with a cough, fever, a feeling of illness (malaise), fatigue, and weight loss, heralds the onset in about 50% of people. Frequent presence of crackling sounds (called Velcro crackles) when the doctor listens with a stethoscope.

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Cryptogenic organizing pneumonitis  ; idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia  ;

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