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Table 3 Transthoracic ultrasonography findings in the study bronchiectasis patients admitted to the Chest Department from 2008 to 2018 (n = 223)

From: Prevalence, causes, and chest sonographic findings of bronchiectasis among admitted patients in tertiary care hospital: 10 years’ experience

Chest sonar findingsFrequencyPercentage
Pleural effusion4017.9
Consolidation, air bronchogram6529.1
Pleural thickening73.1
B lines15268.2
Normal156.7
Mass62.7
  1. More than one finding was reported in the same patient; transthoracic ultrasonography was done if indicated