COVID-19 INTERSTITIAL PNEUMONIA (case report)
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Keywords

SARS-CoV-2, ground glass opacities, cytokine storm, bilateral pneumonia, fibrosis, interstitial pneumonitis.

Abstract

A clinical case of treatment of a 54-year-old man with several risk factors, including diabetes, obesity, hypertension, with moderate COVID-19 bilateral pneumonia is presented. His clinical symptoms and signs at presentation included combinations of fever, nonproductive cough, and shortness of breath. Initial chest radiograms faid to show any changes, but chest CT revealed ground glass opacities (GGOs) with fuzzy contours, parenchyma damage (27 %). He was treated according to the Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 cases (the Order of Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 762). After a 12-day treatment, the damaged area reduced to 5 % with fibrosis.

https://doi.org/10.35339/ic.7.4.174-179
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