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Table 3 Radiographic patterns in chest HRCT and histologic findings of transbronchial lung biopsy

From: Clinical implications of bronchoscopy for immune checkpoint inhibitor-related pneumonitis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer

Case Age Gender Radiographic patterns in chest HRCT Major histological findings
1 68 M OP pattern Alveolitis, organizing pneumonia
2 73 F OP pattern Alveolitis
3 68 M HP pattern
4 66 M OP pattern Alveolitis, acute lung injury
5 51 M HP pattern
6 79 M OP pattern
7 70 M OP pattern Alveolitis
8 74 M OP pattern
9 72 M OP pattern Alveolitis, organizing pneumonia
10 71 M NSIP pattern Organizing pneumonia, fibrosis
11 63 F HP pattern Alveolitis, organizing pneumonia
12 70 F OP pattern Alveolitis, organizing pneumonia
  1. Cases 1–5, 7, 8, 12: adenocarcinoma; Cases 6, 9, 11: squamous cell carcinoma; Case 10: not otherwise specified
  2. The findings of acute lung injury include swelling of type 2 alveolar pneumocytes and detached epithelial cells
  3. HP, hypersensitive pneumonitis; HRCT, high-resolution computed tomography; NSIP, non-specific interstitial pneumonia; OP, organizing pneumonia