COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Vitalii Rogalskyi


Shortness of breath, fever, cough.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Initial chest CT (day 7)


Bilateral subpleural ground-glass opacity, linear subpleural consolidation in left upper lobe (LUL).

No pleural effusion.

No mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

This patient has had positive RT-PCR testing for 2019-nCoV before CT, so CT findings are consistent with COVID-19 pneumonia CO-RADS 6.

CT on day 15


Transforming ground-glass opacity to subpleural fibrous stripes.

Case Discussion

Initial chest CT shows typical radiological signs of COVID-19 pneumonia. Next chest CT shows an absorption stage of COVID-19 pneumonia.

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