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Table 5 Comparison of chest imaging

From: Differences of clinical features and prognosis between Mycoplasma pneumoniae necrotizing pneumonia and non-Mycoplasma pneumoniae necrotizing pneumonia in children

Chest imaging MPNP (n = 11) N-MPNP (n = 20) P value
Bilateral lobar lesions 4 (36.36%) 4 (20%) 0.518
Right lobe lesion 3 (27.27%) 9 (45%)
Left lobe lesion 4 (36.36%) 7 (35%)
Pleural effusion 6 (54.55%) 19 (95%) 0.013
Empyema 0 2 (10%) 0.527
Pneumothorax 1(9.09%) 7 (35%) 0.203
Bronchopleural fistula 0 1 (5%) 1
Atelectasis 2 (18.18%) 1 (5%) 0.281
Necrosis time (d)a 20.9 ± 6.9 16.8 ± 6.1 0.004
  1. aNecrosis time (d) was in accordance with normal distribution, t = 3.101, P = 0.004