SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Pulmonary Disorders
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Acute fibrinous organizing pneumonia(AFOP) is an acute or subacute lung injury with dominant histological pattern of patchy intra-alveolar fibrin and organizing pneumonia(OP) that does not meet the histologic criteria for diffuse alveolar damage(DAD), OP, or eosinophilic pneumonia(EP).(1)This pattern lack hyaline membranes, eosinophils, granulomatous inflammation, extensive pneumonia or abscess.(1) In the literature, AFOP was associated with rheumatologic conditions but not Sjögren syndrome.