COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Salah Aljilly


Three days of high-grade fever with dry cough.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral air space patchy consolidations, mainly distributed in the right lung and left lower lung zone.

No pleural effusion.

No pneumothorax.

Cardiac size appears normal.

Case Discussion

This is a young male patient came with a typical history of COVID-19: fever and dry cough.

The chest x-ray is typical for the disease in terms of patchy consolidations and lack pf pleural effusion and lymphadenopathy. The PCR test came positive, and there was no need to go for a chest CT scan.

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