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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 88-92

CT manifestations of novel coronavirus pneumonia: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine - Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Educations Research, Chennai -600116, India
2 Derpartment of Critical Care Medicine - Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Educations Research, India
3 Department of Radiology - Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Educations Research, India

Correspondence Address:
Abdul Majeed Arshad
Department of Pulmonary Medicine - Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Educations Research, Chennai -600116
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/WKMP-0215.309222

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Background: Till November 17 2020, Novel Corona virus outbreak has affected over 200 countries and territories and in India the COVID-19 has Risen up to 8, 912, 9007 (Near by 9 Million cases) and leading to 1, 31,031 deaths Case Report: A Thirty three old male presented with complaints of fever for 3 days with myalgia and fatigue. Throat swab for RT PCR Positive. HRCT chest showed diffuse ill-defined ground glass opacities with coalescing consolidation noted in the bilateral lung fields with intralobular septal thickening suggestive of viral pneumonia - CORADS 6 - CTSS 20/25. The patient had severe Hypoxemia on Admission. The patient was started on HFNC and Steroids. The Patient’s Hypoxemia improved drastically throughout the course of treatment and was discharged with complete recovery from illness. Conclusion: Chest computed tomography offers fast and convenient evaluation of patients with suspected 2019-novel coronavirus pneumonia and negative RT PCR reports


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