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  • nonspecific
  • Avoid confusion with constrictive bronchiolitis Emphasize the cryptogenic nature of the disease The classic presentation of COP is the development of nonspecific systemic (e.g., fevers, chills, night sweats, fatigue, weight loss) and respiratory (e.g. difficulty breathing, cough) symptoms in association with filling of the lung alveoli that is visible on chest x-ray. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • The word cryptogenic also appears in the names of some disease entities, when the situation is sufficiently common to be considered a diagnosis in its own right (e.g. cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis). (wikipedia.org)
  • symptoms
  • I was ill with pneumonia symptoms for four months before I landed in the hospital and began a two year journey that changed my life. (globalgenes.org)
  • Pneumonia has historically been characterized as either typical or atypical depending on the presenting symptoms and thus the presumed underlying organism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Epilepsy
  • Cryptogenic is used in this technical sense in the description of epilepsy syndromes (although the distinction has now been officially abandoned). (wikipedia.org)