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Chest CT Manifestations of New Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Pictorial Review

Published time: 19 March 2020

Authors: Zheng Ye, Yun Zhang, Yi Wang, Zixiang Huang, Bin Song

Keywords: Coronavirus infections, Pneumonia, Tomography, X-ray computed


Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, first reported in Wuhan, China, has rapidly swept around the world just within a month, causing global public health emergency. In diagnosis, chest computed tomography (CT) manifestations can supplement parts of the limitations of real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay. Based on a comprehensive literature review and the experience in the frontline, we aim to review the typical and relatively atypical CT manifestations with representative COVID-19 cases at our hospital and hope to strengthen the recognition of these features with radiologists and help them make a quick and accurate diagnosis.

Chest CT manifestations of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); a pictorial review


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