COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Husam Hussein Yaseen

Presentation

Low grade fever.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
CT

Patchy peripheral ground-glass opacities with an upper lobe predominance. There are many fibrous bands and areas of subpleural sparing with mild bronchiectatic changes consistent with the absorption stage of COVID-19 pneumonia.

Case Discussion

The patient had a prior contact (not recent) with a COVID-19 positive patient, Apart from low grade fever the patient had no significant respiratory symptoms, and a positive PCR test. 

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