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Comments, Opinions, and Brief Case Reports
September 24, 2001

Sarcoidosis-Associated Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia

Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(17):2148-2149. doi:

Epler1 recently presented an excellent review of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP), and in this classification, sarcoidosis is not described. Therefore, we thought it would be interesting to report a case of sarcoidosis-associated BOOP whose radiographic aspect is atypical, showing alveolar opacities with consolidations. This form of alveolar sarcoidosis appears in less than 10% of cases,2-6 and its association with BOOP has not been previously described.