Outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19): What is the role of radiologists?

Hyungjin Kim
European Radiology 2020 February 18
• Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)-infected pneumonia usually manifests as bilateral ground-glass opacities in the lung periphery on chest CT scans. • Role of radiologists includes not only early detection of lung abnormality, but also suggestion of disease severity, potential progression to acute respiratory distress syndrome, and possible bacterial co-infection in hospitalized patients.

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