It is a chronic Lung Disease, it causes inflammation of small air way called bronchiole and prevents the air exchange in lung.

Bronchiolitis obliterans also called popcorn lung, this was first discovered a worker inhale diacetly. A flavoring chemical, used in making flavor of candy, butter, fruit etc..


  • Inhale toxic fumes
  • Infection such as syncitial viruses
  • Smokers
  • Systemic diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, IBD, Systemic lupus erythematous and etc.
  • Lung transplant where body refuses to accept. May develop bronchiolitis olibterans over period time.


  • Shortness of breath
  • Dry cough
  • Wheezing
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss


CT Scan of chest

Lung Function Test to know the inhale and exhale of air

Lung biopsy when the above test, does not diagnose.


ACONITUM NAPELLUS: Constant pressure in left chest; oppressed breathing on least motion. Hoarse, dry, croupy cough; loud, labored breathing. Child grasps at throat every time he coughs. Very sensitive to inspired air. Shortness of breath. Larynx sensitive. Stitches through chest. Cough, dry, short, hacking; worse at night and after midnight. Hot feeling in lungs. Blood comes up with hawking. Tingling in chest after cough.

BRYONIA ALBA: Cough, dry, at night; must sit up; worse after eating or drinking, with vomiting, with stitches in chest, and expectoration of rust-colored sputa. Frequent desire to take a long breath; must expand lungs. Difficult, quick respiration; worse every movement; caused by stitches in chest. Cough, with feeling as if chest would fly to pieces; presses his head on sternum; must support chest.

HEPAR SULPHUR:  Cough troublesome when walking. Dry, hoarse cough. Cough excited whenever any part of the body gets cold or uncovered, or from eating anything cold. Croup with loose, rattling cough; worse in morning. Choking cough. Rattling, croaking cough; suffocative attacks; has to rise up and bend head backwards. Anxious, wheezing, moist breathing, asthma worse in dry cold air; better in damp.

SPONGIA TOSTA: Great dryness of all air-passages. Hoarseness; larynx dry, burns, constricted. Cough, dry, barking, croupy; larynx sensitive to touch. Croup; worse, during inspiration and before midnight. Respiration short, panting, difficult; feeling of a plug in larynx. Bronchial catarrh, with wheezing, asthmatic cough, worse cold air, with profuse expectoration and suffocation; worse, lying with head low and in hot room.

PHOSPHORUS: Cough from tickling in throat; worse, cold air, reading, laughing, talking, from going from warm room into cold air. Sweetish taste while coughing. Hard, dry, tight, racking cough. Congestion of lungs. Burning pains, heat and oppression of chest. Tightness across chest; great weight on chest. Sharp stitches in chest; respiration quickened, oppressed.