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Table 1 Radiographic characteristics of different NTM species infection

From: Characterization of non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease in Nanjing district of China

Presentations/No. of isolates MAB (n = 10) MAV (n = 10) MKA (n = 5) MIN (n = 61) MGO (n = 1) Total87 Percent
Bronchiectasis 7 2 4 20 1 34 39.1%
Pulmonary Cavity 6 2 2 23 0 33 37.9%
Single cavity 0 0 0 3 0 3 3.45%
Multiple cavities 6 2 2 20 0 30 34.48%
Thick-walled cavity 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.15%
Thin-walled cavity 6 2 2 22 0 32 36.78%
Nodule 5 4 2 22 0 33 37.9%
Lymphadenovarix 2 2 0 12 0 16 18.3%
Pleural/Pericardial Effusion 0 2 0 5 0 7 8.0%
Destroyed lungs 0 0 0 3 0 3 3.4%
Pneumothorax 0 0 1 1 0 2 2.3%
Total Percent 32 16.5% 16 8.2% 13 6.7% 132 68% 1 0.5% 194  
  1. MAB M. chelonae ss. abscessus and M. chelonae complex, MAV M. avium, MKA M. kansasii, MIN M. intracellulare, MGO M. gordonae