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Table 2 Chest CT findings of the patients with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia and Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia on admission*

From: Radiographic features of Mycoplasma pneumoniaepneumonia: differential diagnosis and performance timing

Findings M. pneumoniae
(n = 64)
S. pneumoniae
(n = 68)
p value
Consolidation 39 (61) 52 (76) 0.0618
Ground-glass attenuation 50 (78) 32 (47) 0.0003
Centrilobular nodules 50 (78) 15 (22) <0.0001
Bronchial wall thickening 52 (81) 13 (19) <0.0001
Reticular or linear opacity 17 (27) 22 (32) 0.5675
Pleural effusion 13 (20) 17 (25) 0.5409
Lymphadenopathy 15 (23) 13 (19) 0.6707
  1. * Data represent the numbers of patients and numbers in parentheses are percentages.