COVID-19: case 20


G. Valeri, G. Neri, L. Cola°, A Rebonato °°

UOC Radiodiagnostica; ° UOC Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale di Fermo, AV4 ASUR Marche; °° UOC Diagnostica per Immagini, AO Riuniti Marche Nord

75-year-old male patient with asthenia, sick cough and fever for 3 days. No prior medical history.

Blood test: C-RP 15, Procalcitonin: 8.9

RT-PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab positive for SARS-CoV-2.


Multiple and predominantly subpleural “ground-glass” opacities with reticulation and consolidations, involving all lobes, especially the upper lobes.

CT 9 days after:

Regression of the pulmonary abnormalities.