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Table 2 Thoracic CT findings of patients with PC

From: The clinical and radiological characteristics of pulmonary cryptococcosis in immunocompetent and immunocompromised patients

CT Findings Total
patient(n = 39)
Immunocompetent
patients(n = 29)
Immunocompromised
patients(n = 10)
P
value
Lesion pattern     0.29
Single nodule 33 25 8  
Scattered nodule 3 2 1  
Clustered nodule 2 2 0  
Mass-like 1 0 1  
Pleural effusion 0 0 0  
Mediastinal lymphoadenopathy 10 6 4 0.23
Location of the lesions Total lesions(n = 47)   0.06
RUL 15 12 3  
RML 1 0 1  
RLL 13 12 1  
LUL 5 2 3  
LLL 13 10 3  
Distribution of the lesions     0.43
Peripheral 38 30 8  
Central location 9 6 3  
Diameter of the lesions     0.71
 < 1 cm 9 6 3  
1–2 cm 30 24 6  
 > 2 cm 8 6 2  
Spiculation 20 16 4 0.64
Air bronchogram 3 3 0 0.32
Cavitation 11 6 5 0.04
Halo sign 9 7 2 0.93
Pleural indentation 10 8 2 0.77