Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Chronic breath shortness and cough

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Alveolar and ground glass opacities with a predominantly peripheral and peribronchial distribution are seen particularly at middle and lower zones of the both lungs. 

Case Discussion

The findings in a 50 Y/O patient with chronic cough and breath shortness are compatible with cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP).


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Case information

rID: 21347
Published: 17th Jan 2013
Last edited: 4th May 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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