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Table 5 Treatment of 13 misdiagnosed cases

From: Clinical and misdiagnosed analysis of primary pulmonary lymphoma: a retrospective study

Case No. Initial diagnosis Chief complaint CT scan Treatment
1 Pneumonia None Pneumonia-like anti-infection treatment with levofloxacin for half a month
2 Pneumonia None Nodules with pleural effusion anti-infection treatment with cefperazone-sulbactam for half a month
3 Pneumonia Cough Mass anti-infection treatment with cefperazone-sulbactam for a month
4 Pneumonia Chest pain Pneumonia-like anti-infection treatment with ceftriaxone sodium and levofloxacin irregularly in local hospital, 8 months later he came to our hospital and accepted biopsy
5 Pneumonia Cough Pneumonia-like anti-infection treatment with ceftriaxone sodium for half a month, 6 months later he came back to hospital
6 Pneumonia Chest pain, dyspea and fever Pleural effusion anti-infection treatment with ceftriaxone sodium for half a month
7 Pneumonia None Mass anti-infection treatment with levofloxacin for half a month
8 Pneumonia Cough, dyspea and fever Mass anti-infection treatment with cefperazone-sulbactam for half a month
9 Pneumonia Cough Mass anti-infection treatment with levofloxacin for a month
10 Pneumonia Cough and chest pain Mass anti-infection treatment with ceftriaxone sodium for half a month, 3 months later he came back to hospital
11 Tuberculosis Cough Pneumonia-like anti-tuberculosis treatment for 1 month and ceased voluntarily
12 Tuberculosis None Multiple nodules anti-tuberculosis treatment for more than 1 year
13 Lung cancer Cough and fever Multiple nodules treated with EP (etoposide + carboplatin) chemotherapy