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Table 2 Radiological characteristics of 43 patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

From: Clinical characteristics and outcomes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis disease in adult patients with hematological malignancies

Radiological findings Total (n= 43) (%) Chest Plain film only (n= 14) Chest CT scan (n= 29) P value
Mediastinal and/or hilar lymphadenopathy 23 (53) 1 22 < 0.001
Pleural effusion 20 (47) 5 15 0.35
Fibrocalcified lesion 14 (43) 2 12 0.095
Nodules 16 (37) 4 12 0.51
Ground glass 6 (14) 0 6 0.16
Pericardial effusion 6 (14) 0 6 0.16
Interstitial pattern 2 (7) 1 1 > 0.99
Cavitation 2 (7) 0 2 > 0.99
  1. CT, computed tomography