References in periodicals archive ?
High-resolution computed tomography findings in patients with systemic sclerosis HRCT Finding Yes No n (%) n (%) Thymic 6 (11.8%) 45 (88.2%) enlargement MLNE 6 (11.8%) 45 (88.2%) Esophagus 45 (88.2%) 6 (11.8%) dilatation Pleural 6 (11.8%) 45 (88.2%) abnormalities Pericardial 4 (7.8%) 47 (92.2%) abnormalities HRCT: High-resolution computed tomography, MLNE: Mediastinal lymph node enlargement, n: Number of patients Table 2.
The remaining 11 patients were radiologically followed up, and in one patient, progression of mediastinal lymph node enlargement was reported [Table 2].
Inclusion criteria were 1) chest enhancement computed tomography (CT) scan examination with hilar and/or mediastinal lymph node enlargement of the diseased lungs, and 2) unexplained hilar, mediastinal placeholders.
(1) There was mediastinal lymph node enlargement in 55% of these patients.
There was no associated mediastinal lymph node enlargement. Bronchoscopy showed no endobronchial invasion.