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COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Edgar Lorente

Presentation

Attended the emergency department for progressive dyspnea in the last few days along with fever and cough. On the blood test, lymphopenia is detected.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest

Bilateral and peripheral alveolar consolidations, more prominent in the left lung.

Case Discussion

We present a case of SARS-CoV-2 associated pneumonia (COVID-19), highlighting the extensive pulmonary involvement in a middle-aged patient.

After chest x-ray, PCR was positive to SARS-CoV-2 RNA.

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Case information

rID: 75283
Published: 24th Mar 2020
Last edited: 24th Mar 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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