COVID-19: case 64
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, cough and dyspnea for 3 days. No prior
medical history. No epidemiologic risk
for SARS-CoV-2 exposure.
examination: dyspnea, tachypnea, fever (39°C). pO2 90%.
Interstitial markings with opacities at the left base.
ground-glass opacities associated with scattered areas of GGOs and reticulations
in a “crazy-paving pattern” and consolidations.
Features were consistent
with Covid-19 pneumonia.
RT-PCR on nasopharyngeal swab was positive.