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Table 4 Chest radiographic findings in 42 patients with echinococcal disease

From: Echinococcal disease in Alberta, Canada: more than a calcified opacity

  Pulmonary Hepatic Other
Chest radiograph Definite/probable N = 9 Possible N = 2 Definite/ probable N = 11 Possible N = 16 Cardiac (definite) N = 1 Kidney or spleen (probable/possible) N = 3
Normal 0 0 5 7 0 1
Abnormal 9 2 6 9 1 2
   Cyst 7 2 0 2 0 0
   Pleural effusion 4 1 4 3 1 0
   Pneumonia 5 1 0 4 0 0
   Cavity 2 1 1 0 0 0
   Granuloma 0 0 1 0 0 0
   Atelectasis 1 0 1 3 0 1
   Calcified cyst 6 2 0 1 0 0