COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Chong Keng Sang, Sam


Productive cough with a sore throat for 1 week, no fever or chest pain, traveling to Macau from Wuhan 3 days prior, denied close contact with wet market.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female


Multiple small bilateral areas of patchy confluent opacification, including a discrete rounded opacity in the right lower zone.



Multiple cotton-like patches density images in peripheral of both lungs. No mediastinal, hilar or axillary lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

This patient tested positive for 2019-nCoV, and thus was deemed to have COVID-19 pneumonia.

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Case information

rID: 73893
Published: 14th Feb 2020
Last edited: 27th Dec 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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