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Table 3 The diagnoses included under the six broad diagnostic categories, with their frequencies across the entire cohort (N = 51) and the women-only cohort (N = 40)

From: Is the combination of bilateral pulmonary nodules and mosaic attenuation on chest CT specific for DIPNECH?

Diagnostic categories Entire cohort
N = 51
Women-only
N = 40
Cancer 17 (33) 12 (30)
 Metastatic/multifocal lung adenocarcinoma 6 (12) 6 (15)
 Metastatic lung cancer (subtype other than adenocarcinoma) 1 (2) 0 (0)
 Metastatic adenocarcinoma of unknown primary 1 (2) 1 (3)
 Metastatic cancer with primary other than lung 7 (14) 4 (10)
 Hematological malignancy 2 (4) 1 (3)
Bronchiolitis 12 (24) 10 (25)
 Bronchiolitis obliterans in lung transplant recipient 4 (8) 2 (5)
 Bronchiolitis obliterans in non-lung transplant recipient 3 (6) 3 (8)
 Follicular bronchiolitis 4 (8) 4 (10)
 Respiratory bronchiolitis 1 (2) 1 (3)
Interstitial lung disease 10 (20) 8 (20)
 Hypersensitivity pneumonitis 7 (14) 7 (18)
 Cicatricial COP 1 (2) 0 (0)
 PLCH 1 (2) 1 (3)
 UIP 1 (2) 0 (0)
DIPNECH 5 (10) 5 (13)
Infection 3 (6) 2 (5)
 Fungal infection 2 (4) 1 (3)
 Nontuberculous mycobacteria 1 (2) 1 (3)
Other 4 (8) 3 (8)
 Rheumatoid nodules 1 (2) 1 (3)
 Sarcoidosis nodules 3 (6) 2 (5)
  1. Data are presented as N (%)
  2. COP cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, PLCH pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis, UIP usual interstitial pneumonia, DIPNECH diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia