COVID-19: case 54


R. Campa, A. Leonardi, C. Valentini, R. Occhiato

Radiologia AOU Policlinico Umberto I – Sapienza Università di Roma, Dir. Prof. C. Catalano.

Patient presented for cough and dyspnea for 5 days, not responding to antibiotics. Potential risk for SARS-CoV-2: he traveled from Florence to Rome by train coming from a “high-risk area” on February 24.

Medical history: HTA. At physical examination: crackles of the left base.

Chest radiography

Ill-defined consolidations with peripheral distribution, associated with increased interstitial marking. No pleural effusion.


Ground-glass opacities with reticulations in a peripheral distribution. No pleural effusion neither mediastinal or hilar adenopathies. Findings consistent with Covid-19 pneumonia.