2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pneumonia: Serial Computed Tomography Findings

Jiangping Wei, Huaxiang Xu, Jingliang Xiong, Qinglin Shen, Bing Fan, Chenglong Ye, Wentao Dong, Fangfang Hu
Korean Journal of Radiology: Official Journal of the Korean Radiological Society 2020 February 26
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From December 2019, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia (formerly known as the 2019 novel Coronavirus [2019-nCoV]) broke out in Wuhan, China. In this study, we present serial CT findings in a 40-year-old female patient with COVID-19 pneumonia who presented with the symptoms of fever, chest tightness, and fatigue. She was diagnosed with COVID-19 infection confirmed by real-time reverse-transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction. CT showed rapidly progressing peripheral consolidations and ground-glass opacities in both lungs. After treatment, the lesions were shown to be almost absorbed leaving the fibrous lesions.

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