SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Pathology I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia (AFOP) is a rare histological subtype of lung injury characterized by the presence of fibrin balls inside the alveoli and organizing pneumonia. The disease course of AFOP varies from a subacute form to a fulminant disease with respiratory failure. Since its initial description it has been linked to a variety of etiologies as well as a primary idiopathic form. Here we present a case of AFOP associated with cocaine abuse.