COVID-19 pneumonia - radiological resolution

Case contributed by Ian Bickle


Shortness of breath and myalgia.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years

3 months prior to presentation


Heart size normal.  Lungs clear.

Normal mediastinal contours.

At time of presentation


Bilateral mid and lower zone peripheral airspace change.  No lobar consolidation or cavitation.

No pleural effusion.

Heart size normal.

6 weeks later


The airspace opacification has resolved.  Both lungs are now clear.

Heart size normal.

Case Discussion

Plain film imaging of a patient with significant COVID-19 changes and a return to normal.

The patient has PCR confirmed COVID-19.

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