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Table 4 Lesion distribution and morphology on imaging of patients with different immune status

From: Clinical features of cryptococcosis in patients with different immune statuses: a multicenter study in Jiangsu Province–China

  Total N = 255 (%) IC N = 169 (%) MID N = 43 (%) SID N = 43 (%) P value
Distribution (1)
 Solitary 70 (27.5) 55 (32.5) 10 (23.3) 5 (11.6) 0.007 (SID vs. IC)
 Multiple 167 (65.5) 107 (63.3) 31 (72.1) 29 (67.4) 0.534
 Diffuse 18 (7.1) 7 (4.1) 2 (4.7) 9 (20.9)  < 0.001 (*)
Distribution (2)
 Subpleural 157/216 (72.7) 115/158 (72.8) 22/34 (64.7) 20/24 (83.3) 0.292
 Hilar or medial belt 59/216 (27.3) 43/158 (27.2) 12/34 (35.3) 4/24 (16.7)  
Morphology      
 Nodule < 1 cm 73/216 (33.8) 53/158 (31.4) 13/34 (38.2) 7/24 (29.2)  
 Nodule/Lump 1–5 cm 94/216 (43.5) 61/158 (38.6) 17/34 (50.0) 16/24 (66.7) 0.025 (SID vs. IC)
 Lump > 5 cm 28/216 (13.0) 26/158 (15.4) 2/34 (5.9) 0 0.028 (SID vs. IC)
 Consolidation 23/216 (10.7) 20/158 (11.8) 2/34 (5.9) 1/24 (4.2)  
 Cavity 5/216 (2.3) 4/158 (2.4) 1/34 (2.9) 0  
 Tree-in-bud pattern; halo sign 5/216 (2.3) 4/158 (2.4) 0 1/24 (4.2)  
 Pleural effusion 15/216 (6.9) 4/158 (2.4) 3/34 (8.8) 8/24 (33.3)  < 0.001 (*)
  1. *SID vs. IC/MID