A 45-year-old man was admitted with nonresolving fever, cough, and
dyspnea 2 months after a common cold. His chest radiograph demonstrated
bilateral symmetrical upper-lobe opacities reminiscent of tuberculosis.
Transbronchial biopsy revealed inflammatory nonspecific alveolar
lesions suggestive of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia,
which responded well clinically and radiologically to oral
corticosteroids. Here, the case of a previously unreported radiographic
manifestation of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia is