Table 1

Findings in 687 patients with ≥1 extracardiac abnormality

LesionTotal (%)As sole findingWith other finding(s)
Lung nodule or cyst296 (41.3)279 (42.3)17 (29.3)
Lung infection134 (18.7)126 (19.1)8 (13.8)
Interstitial lung disease78 (10.9)65 (9.9)13 (22.4)
Oesophagus/stomach62 (8.6)52 (7.9)10 (17.2)
Upper abdominal organ44 (6.1)42 (6.4)2 (3.4)
Chronic airways disease30 (4.2)29 (4.4)1 (1.7)
Mediastinal lymphadenopathy20 (2.8)16 (2.4)4 (6.9)
Breast16 (2.2)14 (2.1)2 (3.4)
Pleura13 (1.8)13 (2.0)0 (0)
Mediastinal mass8 (1.1)8 (1.2)0 (0)
Metastatic cancer5 (0.7)5 (0.8)0 (0)
Lung collapse4 (0.6)3 (0.5)1 (1.7)
Spine3 (0.4)3 (0.5)0 (0)
Pulmonary vascular2 (0.3)2 (0.3)0 (0)
Diaphragm1 (0.1)1 (0.2)0 (0)
Thyroid1 (0.1)1 (0.2)0 (0)
Total717 (100)659 (100)58 (100)