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Table 1 Summary of CT findings and their association with dyspnea

From: Short-term follow-up HRCT Chest of COVID-19 survivors and association with persistent dyspnea

Radiological findings Frequency (%) Dyspnea P value
Present (n = 18) Absent (n = 22)
Ground-glass opacity 34 (85%) 14 20 0.56
Consolidations 8 (20%) 6 2 0.28
Reticulation 32 (80%) 14 18 1
Traction bronchiectasis 14 (35%) 8 6 0.64
Cystic changes 10 (25%) 10 0 0.026
Sub- pleural stripes 16 (40%) 10 6 0.36
Fibro- parenchymal bands 20 (50%) 6 14 0.37
Distribution
Central 0 (0%) 0 0 0.32
Peripheral 10 (25%) 2 8
Central and peripheral 30 (75%) 16 14
Patchy 14 (35%) 0 14 0.001
Diffuse 26 (65%) 20 6
No. of segments involved
 < 10 Segments 14(35%) 0 14 0.005
 >  = 10 segments 26 (65%) 18 8
HRCT severity score
 <  = 7 10 0 10 0.038
 > 7 30 18 12
Overall Predominant CT pattern
Reticular pattern 22 (55%) 8 14  
Cystic pattern 8 (20%) 6 2
Ground- glass pattern 10 (25%) 4 6