UOC Radiologia – AO Sant’Orsola – Bologna
A55-year-old patient with persistent fever, recently underwent prostatectomy, performing uro-CT scan in the suspicious of abdominal collection.
In the lower portion of the lungs included in the examination, inflammatory abnormalities are seen and a chest scan was then acquired.
The pulmonary findings were consistent with interstitial pneumonia.
A nasal swab for SARS-CoV-2 was performed, turning positive.
The patient reported to have been in “high-risk” zone and that he had fever since few days but he did not declare it because he was afraid the surgeon wouldn’t operated him.