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Adenocarcinoma Masquerading as Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia: An Unusual Presentation

Nazia Mehfooz, Parvaiz Koul, Tajamul Shah, Sumyra Khursheed, Rafi Jan, Sonaulah Shah, Romana Hamid

Keywords : Adenocarcinoma, cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, multifocal, unusual

Citation Information : Mehfooz N, Koul P, Shah T, Khursheed S, Jan R, Shah S, Hamid R. Adenocarcinoma Masquerading as Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia: An Unusual Presentation. Indian J Respir Care 2021; 10 (3):358-360.

DOI: 10.4103/ijrc.ijrc_25_21

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 06-12-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Indian Journal of Respiratory Care.


A case of elderly female is presented who had both clinical and radiological features of Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia. The patient did not respond to medical treatment. Bronchoscopy and transbronchial lung biopsy were done. The case finally proved to be adenocarcinoma lung.

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