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Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
Tree Number(s)
C08.127.446.135.140.600.750
C08.381.483.652.500.750.249
C08.381.495.146.135.140.600.750
Unique ID
D018549
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018549
Annotation
note entry term BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS ORGANIZING PNEUMONIA: do not confuse with BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS
Scope Note
An interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, occurring between 21-80 years of age. It is characterized by a dramatic onset of a pneumonia-like illness with cough, fever, malaise, fatigue, and weight loss. Pathological features include prominent interstitial inflammation without collagen fibrosis, diffuse fibroblastic foci, and no microscopic honeycomb change. There is excessive proliferation of granulation tissue within small airways and alveolar ducts.
Entry Term(s)
BOOP Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia
Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia
Primary Organizing Pneumonia
Previous Indexing
Bronchiolitis Obliterans (1988-1994)
Pneumonia (1985-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS ORGANIZING PNEUMONIA 1995-2008
History Note
2009 (1995)
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2021/10/18
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