A Dramatic Case of Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia Presenting with Acute Respiratory Failure

Authors

  • Dawit Kebede Huluka Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Aida Teka
  • Charles B Sherman

Keywords:

Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, Acute respiratory failure

Abstract

Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (COP) is one of the idiopathic interstitial lung diseases that seldom result in acute respiratory failure (ARF). We report one of the very few cases of COP in the literature that presented in ARF and improved dramatically.

Author Biography

Dawit Kebede Huluka, Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Department, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Assistant Professor

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Published

2020-12-31