Table 2

Detection and percentage of pulmonary involvement in 60 HRTC and 60 MRI images

Location

Score 0

Score 1

Score 2

Score 3

P value

CT

MRI

CT

MRI

CT

MRI

CT

MRI


Right lung

Upper zone

224

224

33

33

3

3

32

24

0.79 (ns)

Middle zone

48

48

33

24

40

24

16

16

0.40 (ns)

Lower zone

265

249

40

57

8

9

9

10

0.31 (ns)

Left lung

Upper zone

116

116

40

40

48

48

182

182

1 (ns)

Middle zone

24

24

24

24

32

24

74

83

0.64 (ns)

Lower zone

99

88

107

116

40

32

16

25

0.27 (ns)


0 = no involvement

1 = < 25%,

2 = 25%-50%,

3 = > 50%.

Busi Rizzi et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:243   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-243

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