bronchiolitis fibrosa obliterans
obstruction of bronchioles and alveolar ducts by fibrous granulation tissue induced by mucosal ulceration; the condition may follow inhalation of irritant gases (see silo-filler's lung) or may complicate pneumonia; associated with obstructive findings (see unilateral hyperlucent lung, Swyer-James syndrome).
Synonym(s): bronchiolitis obliterans
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