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Table 5 Clinical outcome

From: Childhood interstitial lung diseases in immunocompetent children in Australia and New Zealand: a decade’s experience

  N (%) All cases Diagnosis < 2 years Diagnosis ≥ 2 years
   No. reported
(Max 107)
N (%) No reported (Max 66)a N (%) No reported (Max 40)a
Clinical Progress
 Good 80 (79.3) 101 52 (82.6) 63 27 (73.0) 37
 Poor 14 (13.8) 101 6 (9.5) 63 8 (21.6) 37
 Died 7 (6.9) 101 5 (7.9) 63 2 (5.4) 37
Radiological Changes on CT Scan(Post Treatment) b
 Improved 38 (48.7) 78 28 (54.9) 51 9 (34.6) 26
 No Change 11 (14.1) 78 4 (7.8) 51 7 (26.9) 26
 Deterioration 6 (7.7) 78 2 (3.9) 51 4 (15.4) 26
 Not Done 23 (29.5) 78 17 (33.3) 51 6 (23.1) 26
  1. a Age at diagnosis was not documented for 1 subject
  2. b Radiological changes assessed by the local physician and/or radiologist; no formal grading was undertaken