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Table 3 Radiological patterns of pulmonary abnormalities of CT scans

From: Clinical features of pulmonary cryptococcosis among patients with different levels of peripheral blood CD4+ T lymphocyte counts

  CD4 ≤ 378/μL
N = 33 (%)
CD4 > 378/μL
N = 34 (%)
P value
Distribution of lesions
 Solitary (single lung) 4 (12.1) 7 (20.6) 0.173
 Multiple (single lung) 15 (45.5) 11 (32.4) 0.271
 Multiple (bilateral lung) 14 (42.4) 16 (47.1) 0.703
 Adjacent to the pleura 28 (84.8) 30 (88.2) 0.962
Lesion characterization
 Nodule or mass 18 (54.5) 27 (79.4) 0.030
 Consolidations 10 (30.3) 15 (44.1) 0.205
 Mixed alterations 4 (12.1) 8 (23.5) 0.223
 Cavitations 17 (51.5) 5 (14.7) 0.001
 Halo sign 6 (18.2) 15 (44.1) 0.022
Pleural effusion 4 (12.1) 2 (5.9) 0.641