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Table 2 Histopathological findings of bronchial glands

From: Evaluation of lymphocytic infiltration in the bronchial glands of Sjögren’s syndrome in transbronchial lung cryobiopsy

Clinical diagnosis No. of Patients lymphocytes and plasma cell infiltration Grade 0/1/2/3 No. of Duct dilation
IPF 7 1 / 6 / 0 / 0 0
NSIP 2 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 0
COP 1 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 0
UCIIPs 7 3 / 4 / 0 / 0 0
cHP 5 3 / 2 / 0 / 0 0
SS 4 0 / 1 / 1 / 2 2
SSc 1 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 0
DM 1 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 0
GPA 1 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 0
MALT lymphoma 1 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 0
  1. IPF idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, NSIP nonspecific interstitial pneumonia, COP cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, UCIIPs Unclassifiable idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, cHP chronic hypersensitivity pneumonia, SS Sjögren’s syndrome, SSc systemic sclerosis, DM dermatomyositis, GPA granulomatosis with polyangitis, MALT mucosa associated lymphoid tissue