COVID-19: case 12

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Anna Simeone

Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza – San Giovanni Rotondo

58-year-old male patient presented to the ED for syncope after physical effort. Upper respiratory inflammation with cough for few days. No previous medical history. No recent travel.

T: 37.5°C; CBC normal.

Chest radiograph

The patient was then hospitalized and a RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 was performed, turning positive. After clinical worsening the patient was transferred to the ICU

Chest radiography on mechanical ventilation