DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20211484

Computed tomography manifestation of novel corona virus pneumonia

Gursimran Singh Nayyar, Ashish Behera, Tejinder Pal Singh Grewal

Abstract


Since December 2019, the outbreak of the novel corona virus has impacted nearly >60 million peoples in more than 150 countries. In this case report, we aim to define the chest computed tomography findings of 2019-novel corona virus associated with pneumonia. A 47-year-old female patient, who is known case of hypertension and diabetes, presented with chief complaints of fever and shortness of breath since, two days. Chest computed tomography was performed and showed bilateral multifocal ground glass opacities with consolidation which suggested viral pneumonia as a differential diagnosis, and subsequent 2019-novel corona virus pneumonia nucleic acid test was positive.


Keywords


Computed tomography, Corona virus, Emergency medicine, Pneumonia

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