Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia, Influenza A, Corticosteroid, Cyclophosphamide Treatment

Abstract [English]

A 50-year old man presented with a short history of fever, pleuritic type chest pain followed by progressively worsening dyspnea and hypoxemic respiratory failure. Influenza A virus antigen was identified from a throat swab. Mechanical ventilation and oseltamivir therapy were commenced, but was associated with an unfavorable response. High-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) of chest revealed features of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia (BOOP). Here we report the 1st case of steroid resistant BOOP secondary to influenza A infection which subsequently responded well to Cyclophosphamide therapy.


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How to Cite

Madegedara, D., Nawarathne, I., Basnayake, L., Luckmy, S. A., & Imbulpitiya, B. (2020). NOVEL APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT OF SECONDARY BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS ORGANIZING PNEUMONIA FOLLOWING INFLUENZA A. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 8(10), 292–297.