COVID-19: case 63
Izzo Andrea, D’Aversa Lucia, Cerimoniale Giuseppe, Mazzella Giuseppe, Pergoli Pericle, Faiola Eugenio Leone, Casale Lorenzo, Di Pastena Francesca
U.O.C. Diagnostica per immagini – Ospedale “Dono Svizzero” Formia DEA I livello– Asl Latina
patient admitted to the ED with fever (39°C) and dyspnea for 4 days, in
treatment with antibiotics for 2 days. No prior medical history
Portable chest film (performed in a tent set up outside the ED):
slight interstitial markings w/o alveolar consolidations.
ground-glass opacities with predominant subpleural distribution in the RUL, in
the ML and in the lower lobes. The findings were consistent with Covid-19 pneumonia.
The RT-PCR test on nasopharyngeal swab turned positive.