G.Patelli, F.Besana, S. Paganoni* , F.Codazzi* , A.Tedeschi**
*UOC Radiologia ASST Bergamo Est; **UOC Medicina ASST Bergamo Est
47-year-old male patient with asthenia, arthralgia, headache, sick cough and fever 39°C since March 1 presented to the ED on March 4. No prior medical history. pO2: 95%.
Chest radiography March 4: unremarkable.
Due to the discrepancy between clinical and radiological findings, a CT is performed.
Ill-defined consolidations suspected for early-stage of interstitial pneumonia.
In consideration of the CT findings, a nasal swab was obtained resulting positive for SARS-CoV-2.
The patient was then hospitalized on March 4 and treated with Ceftriaxone 2gr /day ed Azitromicina 500 mg/day. On March 6, Kaletra 800+100 mg /day e Plaquenil 400 mg/day were introduced with improvement of the clinical conditions since March 9
On March 10 both chest film and CT are performed.
Alveolar and interstitial consolidations.
Development of a dense consolidative pattern and interstitial bands, consistent with good evolution of the disease.