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Table 1 Clinical data

From: Cryobiopsies are diagnostic in Pleuroparenchymal and Airway-centered Fibroelastosis

  Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5 Patient 6 Patient 7 Patient 8
Age (y) 65 57 62 55 65 43 40 55
Final diagnosis iPPFE iPPFE iPPFE iPPFE iPPFE iPPFE iPPFE ACFE
Smoke (Y/N/ex) N N N N N N N Ex
Sex (M/F) F F F F F M F M
Symptoms chest pain, cough fever, cough fever, cough weight loss, dyspnea fever, chest pain and dyspnea weight loss, dyspnea dyspnea Chest pain, dyspnea
FVC % 80 75 61 62 79 58 94 62
DLCO % 74 64 55 51 72 69 74 64
  1. Abbreviations: iPPFE = idiopathic pleuro-parenchymal fibroelastosis; ACFE = airway centered fibroelastosis