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Table 2 Association between CT scores and cytokines in patients with DM RP-ILD

From: Relevance of interferon-gamma in pathogenesis of life-threatening rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease in patients with dermatomyositis

  ρ p value
CT scores (F)
 IFN-γ 0.10 0.80
 IL-1β − 0.68 0.05
 IL-6 0.35 0.36
 IL-12 − 0.14 0.71
 TNF-α − 0.43 0.25
 IL-2 − 0.17 0.67
 IL-4 − 0.07 0.85
 IL-8 − 0.56 0.12
 IL-10 −0.49 0.18
 IFN-α − 0.15 0.70
CT scores (G)
 IFN-γ 0.69 0.04
 IL-1β 0.14 0.72
 IL-6 0.24 0.53
 IL-12 0.10 0.80
 TNF-α − 0.21 0.59
 IL-2 − 0.45 0.22
 IL-4 0.07 0.86
 IL-8 − 0.12 0.76
 IL-10 − 0.53 0.14
 IFN-α − 0.35 0.35
  1. DM dermatomyositis, RP-ILD rapidly progressive-interstitial lung disease, CT computed tomography, G ground glass opacity, F fibrosis, IFN interferon, IL interleukin, TNF tumor necrosis factor