COVID-19: case 23


Izzo Andrea, D’Aversa Lucia, Cerimoniale Giuseppe, Mazzella Giuseppe, Pergoli Pericle, Faiola Eugenio Leone, Di Pastena Francesca

U.O.C.  Diagnostica per immagini – Ospedale “Dono Svizzero” Formia DEA I livello– Asl Latina

27-year-old male patient transferred from another hospital for suspected pneumonia. No prior medical history, no exposure to Covid-19 patients. pO2: 92%.

Chest radiography

Slight interstitial markings with subpleural consolidation in the right upper/medium lobe.

The RT-PCR test on nasopharyngeal swab turned positive.


Multiple ground-glass opacities and alveolar consolidations with predominant subpleural distribution in the upper and lower lobes.