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What is Bronchiolitis obliterans?

What is Bronchiolitis obliterans?

  • Bronchiolitis obliterans: Disease of the lungs in which the bronchioles are plugged with granulation tissue.
  • Bronchiolitis obliterans: Inflammation of the bronchioles with obstruction by fibrous granulation tissue or bronchial exudate. It may follow inhalation of irritating gases or foreign bodies and it complicates pneumonia.
    Source - Diseases Database

Bronchiolitis obliterans: Introduction

Types of Bronchiolitis obliterans:

Broader types of Bronchiolitis obliterans:

How serious is Bronchiolitis obliterans?

Complications of Bronchiolitis obliterans: see complications of Bronchiolitis obliterans

What causes Bronchiolitis obliterans?

Causes of Bronchiolitis obliterans: see causes of Bronchiolitis obliterans

What are the symptoms of Bronchiolitis obliterans?

Symptoms of Bronchiolitis obliterans: see symptoms of Bronchiolitis obliterans

Complications of Bronchiolitis obliterans: see complications of Bronchiolitis obliterans

Bronchiolitis obliterans: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bronchiolitis obliterans.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bronchiolitis obliterans.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bronchiolitis obliterans: Pulmonologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bronchiolitis obliterans.
Treatments for Bronchiolitis obliterans: see treatments for Bronchiolitis obliterans
Research for Bronchiolitis obliterans: see research for Bronchiolitis obliterans

Name and Aliases of Bronchiolitis obliterans

Main name of condition: Bronchiolitis obliterans

Other names or spellings for Bronchiolitis obliterans:

Bronchiolitides, exudative, Obliterative bronchiolitis, Proliferative bronchiolitis Source - Diseases Database

Bronchiolitis obliterans: Related Conditions

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