Early stage COVID-19 pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Work up for cough and breath shortness from three days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Patchy ill defined, mostly subpleural, ground glass opacities are seen at both lung fields highly suggestive for early stage COVID-19 pneumonia

Case Discussion

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

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