COVID-19: case 25

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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

71- year-old female patient admitted to the ED with dyspnea, no fever. pO2: 97%, tachypnea.  Medical history: COPD, HTA, DM, chronic renal failure, mitral valve replacement.  No exposure to Covid-19 patients.

Chest radiography:

L’indagine RX dimostra un diffuso incremento della trama interstiziale peribroncovascolare con associati multipli addensamenti parenchimali bilateralmente. Versamento pleurico a destra con obliterazione del seno costofrenico di questo lato. 

The RT-PCR test revealed SARS-CoV-2 infection.

CT

Multiple and large ground glass with reticulations with “crazy-paving” pattern associated with consolidations. Right pleural effusion.