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Lobar Pneumonia in Covid-19: A Case Report of Two Patients for an Atypical Imaging Pattern

Abstract

Introduction: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The role of Computed Tomography (CT) of chest and imaging features of this novel disease are well documented, which include bilateral, peripheral,

and basal predominant ground-glass opacity, consolidation or both. Although lobar consolidation is considered an atypical finding and is uncommon in COVID-19, it cannot completely exclude the possibility of COVID-19.

Case Detail: Two young female patients presented with clinical features of COVID-19 pneumonia and confirmed by RT-PCR test. Both the patients showed pattern of lobar pneumonia on CT scan. The patients were successfully managed medically and discharged in stable conditions after 2 negative tests.

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