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Table 2 Distribution of lymphocytes and macrophages in biopsies from different sites of the airways of patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis

From: M2 macrophage is the predominant phenotype in airways inflammatory lesions in patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Variables Nose biopsy (n = 28) Biopsy from other sites (n = 7) p
CD3, % 8.3 (6.0–15.1) 5.2 (3.0–6.5) 0.021a
CD20, % 4.2 (2.4–7.5) 4.3 (1.9–10.7) 0.741
CD68, % 8.4 (6.3–13.6) 20.7 (7.2–29.6) 0.039a
CD86, % 16.9 (8.5–24.4) 29.5 (17.0–43.0) 0.114
CD163, % 31.7 ± 13.5 49.0 ± 21.7 0.012a
  1. Data are presented as median and interquartile range or as mean and standard deviation. aSignificant differences