Table 2—

Total computed tomography (CT) scores for the individual lung lobes and the individual CT features for the children with cystic fibrosis (CF) and non-CF bronchiectasis

CFBronchiectasis
Lung lobes affected
 RUL5 (3–9)3 (0–7)#
 RML5 (0–7)4 (0–9)
 RLL4 (0–8)6 (0–7)
 LUL4 (0–7)3 (0–6)
 Lingula5 (0–7)4 (0–8)
 LLL4 (1–7)6 (0–8)
CT scores
 Bronchiectasis11 (2–15)6 (1–12)***
 Bronchial wall dilatation6 (1–8)5 (1–8)
 Bronchial wall thickness1 (0–7)4 (1–6)
 Mucus plugging0 (0–3)0 (0–5)
 Air trapping6 (0–13)3 (0–13)
 Atelectasis consolidation0 (0–1)0 (0–2)
Total CT score27 (6–44)18 (3–39)
  • Data are presented as median (range)

  • RUL: right upper lobe

  • RML: right middle lobe

  • RLL: right lower lobe

  • LUL: left upper lobe

  • LLL: left lower lobe

  • #: p=0.002

  • ***: p=0.001