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Current Medical Imaging


ISSN (Print): 1573-4056
ISSN (Online): 1875-6603

Case Report

Clinical Characterizations and Radiological Findings of COVID-19: A 4 Case Report

Author(s): Zhenguo Qiao, Dong Liu, Fangfang Fu, Aihua Ye* and Chunhong Hu*

Volume 18, Issue 14, 2022

Published on: 10 June, 2022

Page: [1536 - 1539] Pages: 4

DOI: 10.2174/1573405618666220404161324

Price: $65


Background: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19, previously known as novel coronavirus [2019-nCoV]), first reported in China, has now been declared a global health emergency by World Health Organization. The clinical severity ranges from asymptomatic individuals to death. Here, we report clinical features and radiological changes of a cured family cluster infected with COVID-19.

Case Presentation: In this report, we enrolled a family of 4 members who were admitted to our hospital in January 2020. We performed a detailed analysis of each patient’s records. All patients underwent chest computed tomography (CT) examination with 120 kilovolts peak and 150 kilovolt-ampere. Realtime polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) examinations for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) nucleic acid were done using nasopharyngeal swabs.

Conclusion: In the family members infected with COVID-19 who were accompanied by other diseases or had low immunity, the pneumonia was prone to be aggravated.

Keywords: COVID-19, family members, diagnosis, treatment, CT, real-time polymerase chain reaction.

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