Table 4

Chest computed tomography findings of pulmonary tuberculosis in older and younger patients
Findings Older (nā€‰=ā€‰173) Younger (nā€‰=ā€‰222) p value
Micronodules (< 7 mm) 132 (76) 191 (86) 0.018
Nodules (< 30 mm) 60 (35) 159 (72) <0.001
Masses (> 30 mm) 9 (5) 41 (18) <0.001
Tree-in-bud appearances 70 (40) 126 (57) 0.016
Consolidations 115 (66) 113 (51) 0.002
Ground glass opacities 34 (20) 30 (14) 0.130
Cavitations 27 (16) 76 (34) <0.001
Bronchiectasis 28 (16) 39 (18) 0.787
Fibrotic changes 46 (27) 77 (35) 0.100
Lymphadenopathis (>10 mm) 42 (24) 60 (27) 0.564

The data are presented as n (%).

If there are more than one chest computed tomography findings for one patient, all chest computed tomography findings were recorded.

Kwon et al.

Kwon et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:121   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-121

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