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Table 2 Specific clinico-pathologic diagnosis obtained from 31 patients

From: Usefulness of open lung biopsy in mechanically ventilated patients with undiagnosed diffuse pulmonary infiltrates: influence of comorbidities and organ dysfunction

Diagnosis No. of patients
Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia 15
   Acute interstitial pneumonia 8
   Cyptogenic organizing pneumonia 3
   Acute exacerbation of usual interstitial pneumonia 3
   Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia group 3 1
Secondary interstitial pneumonia 2
   Non-tuberculous mycobacterium-associated BOOP 1
   Dermatomyositis-associated acute pneumonitis 1
Viral pneumonia 4
   Cytomegalovirus pneumonia 2
   Adenovirus pneumonia 2
Miliary tuberculosis 2
Chemotherapy drug toxicity 2
Idiopathic pauci-immune pulmonary capillaritis 2
Diffuse panbronchiolitis 1
Cholesterol crystal embolism 1
Acute necrotizing pneumonia 1
Metastatic cancer 1
  1. BOOP, bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia.