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Table 3 Topographic distribution detected at lung ultrasound examination of pneumonia patients (n = 375)

From: Assessment of thoracic ultrasound in complementary diagnosis and in follow up of community-acquired pneumonia (cap)

Localization of pulmonary focus Number of patients (n = 375)
Posterior-basal 202 (54%)
Posterior mid-thoracic 60 (16%)
Posterior-lateral mid-thoracic 75 (20%)
Anterior mid-thoracic 15 (4%)
Para-cardiac 12 (3.2%)
Anterior apical 6 (1.6%)
Posterior apical 3 (0.8%)
Multiple consolidation 31 (8.3%)