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Table 3 Chest radiographic findings and disease progression of MERS-Cov cases by final outcome

From: Role of chest radiograph in MERS-Cov pneumonia: a single tertiary referral center experience in the United Arab Emirates

Characteristics Total lesions Final outcome status
Disease outcome p-value*
Deceased Recovered
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Frequency 44 (100) 6 (13.64) 38 (86.36)  
Type of lung opacity
 Ground-glass opacity 9 (20.45) 6 (100) 3 (7.89) <0.001
 Consolidation 9 (20.45) 6 (100) 3 (7.89) <0.001
 Patchy consolidation 3 (6.82) 2 (33.33) 1 (2.63) 0.045
 Confluent consolidation 5 (11.36) 4 (66.67) 1 (2.63) 0.001
 Nodular 1 (2.27) 0 1 (2.63) >0.999
 Reticular 1 (2.27) 0 1 (2.63) >0.999
 Opacity central 1 (2.27) 1 (16.67) 0 0.136
 Opacity peripheral 10 (22.73) 5 (83.33) 5 (13.16) 0.001
 Pleural effusion 8 (18.2%) 6 (100) 2 (05.26) <0.001