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Case of severe treatment resistant cryptogenic organising pneumonia

Published Online: 28 May 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 70 (2021) - Issue 1 (June 2021)
Page range: 40 - 44
Journal Details
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Journal
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2247-059X
First Published
31 Jan 1951
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP) is a rare interstitial lung disease with different onset of symptoms, which responds rapidly to glucocorticoid treatment. We present a case of COP which manifested as progressive 3-year dyspnoea that has led ultimately to acute respiratory failure. Moreover, treatment with prednisone for this patient exhibits slow onset of the effect.

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