COVID-19: case 37


E Sardo, A Molinari, A Baletti, M Bazzocchi, G Bestagno, A D’amico, R Piccazzo, S Russo

Radiodiagnostica generale e senologica del Ponente – Ospedale di Sanremo – Direttore: Dr.ssa Stefania Russo

87-year-old male patient with contact to a Covid-19 patient. He presented to the ED with dyspnea, fever and cough. The nasal swab revealed SARS COV 2.  ABG: respiratory failure.

The patient died before he was admitted in the ICU.


Bilateral ground-glass opacities associated with reticulations (“crazy-paving” pattern) in a subpleural distribution.