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Table 1 Evolution of pleural and pulmonary lesions after linezolid treatment by CT in 14 patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

From: Changes in chest CT findings of pulmonary tuberculosis after linezolid treatment

  Initial CT Follow-up CT examination (N = 14)
  Examination Completely cleared Partially cleared Stable New lesion
(N = 14)
Centrilobular nodules 13 (93) 0 13 (93) 0 0
Consolidation 10 (71) 0 8 (57) 0 2 (14)
Cavity 9 (64) 1 (7) 7 (50) 1 (7) 0
Bronchial wall thickening 11 (79) 6 (43) 5 (36) 0 0
Calcified nodule or consolidation 5 (36) 0 0 5 (36) 0
Bronchiectasis 9 (64) 0 0 9 (64) 0
Irregular lines 13 (93) 0 0 12 (86) 1 (7)
Lung destruction 6 (43) 0 0 5 (36) 1 (7)
Pleural thickening 12 (86) 0 0 9 (64) 3 (22)
Pleural effusion 1 (7) 1 (7) 0 0 0
Lymphadenopathy 2 (14) 0 0 2 (14) 0
  1. The values in parentheses are percentages.