Fever and dyspnea for five days, traveling within Iran to Qeshm island from Qom 3 days prior.
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Multilobar and bilateral ground‐glass opacities with lobular and rounded morphology mostly in the periphery of both lungs.
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:
- ground glass opacities (GGO) in all hospitalized patients
- crazy paving appearance (GGOs and inter/intralobular septal thickening)
- air space consolidation
No mediastinal lymphadenopathy has been seen 2.
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