Table 3.

HRCT findings in 52 patients with JMCTD after mean 16.2 years of disease duration.

Variablesn (%)
ILD on HRCT*14 (27)
Ground-glass attenuation2 (4)
Reticular pattern present13 (25)
  Grade 112 (23)
  Grade 26 (12)
  Grade 31 (2)
Interlobular septal thickening0
Airspace consolidations0
Bronchiectasis1 (2)
  • * Defined as reticular pattern and/or ground-glass attenuation, interlobular septal thickening, airspace consolidations, and bronchiectasis. HRCT: high-resolution computed tomography; JMCTD: juvenile mixed connective tissue disease; ILD: interstitial lung disease.