Cryptogenic and Secondary Organizing Pneumonia: Clinical Presentation, Radiological and Laboratory Findings, Treatment, and Prognosis in 56 Cases


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Baha A., Yildirim F., KÖKTÜRK N., Galata Z., AKYÜREK N., YILMAZ DEMİRCİ N., ...More

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.19, no.4, pp.201-208, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2018.18008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.201-208
  • Keywords: Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, secondary organizing pneumonia, clinical radiological laboratory features, prognosis, BRONCHIOLITIS-OBLITERANS, FEATURES, SERIES, SERUM, IL-6
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Organizing pneumonia is an important disease that is associated with non-specific clinical findings and radiographic appearance. Our aim was to examine the clinical and radiological features, laboratory findings, diagnostic approach, and response to therapy in subjects with cryptogenic (COP) and secondary organizing pneumonia (SOP).