Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia Secondary to Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection: A Case Report.
Medical Center of Trinity
lung biopsy, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (vats), infectious disease pathology, pulmonary disease, cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, community aquired pneumonia, mycoplasma pneumonia, bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, boop, cop
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses | Infectious Disease | Internal Medicine | Respiratory Tract Diseases
Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP), previously known as bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), is a serious lung disease that can cause significant and long-term damage to the distal respiratory tract. Here we describe an unusual case in which an adult patient with recent mycoplasma pneumonia developed worsening lower airway disease despite initiation of multiple antibiotic therapies, illustrating the immunological effects related to
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Zeidan BS Jr, Patel JK, Kirk A, Gonzalez A, Khan I. Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia Secondary to Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection: A Case Report. Cureus. 2021;13(12):e20623. Published 2021 Dec 22. doi:10.7759/cureus.20623