Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Presents with chronic cough and dyspnea.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Multifocal areas of consolidation in peribronchial and peripheral distribution particularly at middle and lower zones of the both lungs. There are also bronchiolectasis as well as air bronchograms within the consolidated areas.

Case Discussion

Features consistent of cryptogenic organizing pneumonia.

Case courtesy of Dr MT Niknejad.Tabriz, University of Medical Science.

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Case information

rID: 21385
Published: 19th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Tag: ild, chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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