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PC: Dyspnea and fever. BG: Asthma, Cerebral palsy. Clinically high risk on admission
Patchy areas of air space opacification bilaterally with a lower zone predominance.
Appropriately positioned right central venous catheter, endotracheal and nasogastric tubes.
After 2 days on ICU
Radiological progression with widespread bilateral opacification across all zones. No pleural effusions.
This is a high-risk young patient. Radiological findings of COVID-19 confirmed with positive RT-PCR analysis. Pleural effusions are atypical in COVID-19 pneumonias. No indication for CT in this patient.