COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Persistent cough, fever and sore throat.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Numerous extensive and rather symmetric multilobar centrally- and peripherally-located patchy areas of segmental and subsegmental confluent acinar consolidation. Some areas demonstrate air bronchograms within. They are intermingled with ground glass opacities seen involving all lung lobes and segments. No pleural effusion. 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates many of the commonly described imaging features consistent with COVID-19 pneumonia. This patient had a positive nasal swab via rapid test for COVID-19, confirming the diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 78203
Published: 30th May 2020
Last edited: 30th May 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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