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Table 3 Demographic data of the two dead patients during our study

From: Environmental hazards and demographic and clinical data of childhood interstitial lung diseases in a tertiary institute in Egypt

Demographic data Patient 1 Patient 2
Age (years) 12 7
Sex Female Female
Age of onset of symptoms
(years)
3 5
Disease duration (years) 10 3
Frequency of hospital admission (/year) 2 4
Exposure Birds
Cigarette smoke
Fire smoke
Birds
Cigarette smoke
Symptoms Cyanosis
Dyspnea
Cough
Clubbing
Expectoration
Cyanosis
Dyspnea
Cough
Clubbing
Weight for age (Z-score) < 3 Between 3 and 2
Height for age (Z-score) < 3 Between 3 and 2
BMI for age (Z-score) < 3 Between 3 and 2
Respiratory rate (breath/min) 53 (Tachypneic for age) 62 (Tachypneic for age)
Heart rate (beat/min) 104 (Tachycardic for age) 113 (Tachycardic for age)
Modified MRC dyspnea score 4 3
Chest examination Fine and coarse crepitations Fine crepitations
Heart examination Accentuated second heart sound Normal
Oxygen saturation at rest (%) 92 93
ILD severity score 5 4
Total leukocyte count (× 103/μl) 18.7 26.9
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 11.3 10.9
Platelets count (× 103/μl) 392 369
Chest x-ray Reticulonodular pattern Reticulonodular pattern
HRCT score 3 3
FEV1 % of predicted 46.4 59.4
FVC % of predicted 50.7 52.7
FEV1/FVC 80.92 111.3
DLCO-SB (%) Could not be performed Could not be performed
  1. BMI body mass index, MRC modified Medical Research Center, ILD interstitial lung diseases, HRCT high-resolution computerized tomography, FEV1 forced expiratory volume in 1 s, FVC forced vital capacity, DLCO-SB diffusion of lung to carbon monoxide (single breath)