COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Fever and dyspnea for five days. Recent travel.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
CT

Multilobar and bilateral ground‐glass opacities with lobular and rounded morphology mostly in the periphery of both lungs.

Case Discussion

This patient had positive RT-PCR testing for COVID-19.

COVID-19 is a zoonotic illness caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus was previously known as 2019 novel coronavirus. 

The primary findings on chest CT have been reported as 1-4:

No mediastinal lymphadenopathy has been seen 2.

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