COVID-19 pneumonia with pulmonary emboli

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


Acute fever, cough, dyspnea and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

There are multifocal, confluent, bilateral and peripheral, ground glass opacities combined with septal thickening (crazy paving pattern) in both lungs.
No pleural effusion or pneumothorax in the either side.

Acute pulmonary thromboembolism involving right pulmonary upper and lower lobar branches extending to segmental and subsegmental levels.

Note is made for calcified mediastinal and hilar enlarged lymph nodes.

Case Discussion

PCR for COVID-19 was positive.

Pulmonary thromboembolism is a known complication of COVID-19 pneumonia.

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Case information

rID: 82841
Published: 7th Oct 2020
Last edited: 8th Oct 2020
System: Vascular, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included