COVID-19 an atypical presentation

Authors

  • Unni R. Baby Department of Pulmonology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, East Fort, Kerala, Thrissur
  • Supriya Adiody Department of Pulmonology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, East Fort, Kerala, Thrissur
  • Sachin George Department of Pulmonology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, East Fort, Kerala, Thrissur
  • Ronnie Thomas Department of Community Medicine, Jubilee Mission Medical College, East Fort, Kerala, Thrissur
  • Chithra Valsan Department of Microbiology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, East Fort Kerala, Thrissur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20204920

Keywords:

COVID-19, RT-PCR, Right upper lobe pneumonia, Atypical presentation, Unknown primary contact

Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia usually presents as an unilateral or bilateral lower zone opacities. We wish to highlight a case of COVID 19 presenting as upper lobe consolidation with pre-existing co morbidities and unknown primary source of infection.

Author Biography

Unni R. Baby, Department of Pulmonology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, East Fort, Kerala, Thrissur

professor and HOD  

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Published

2020-10-28

How to Cite

Baby, U. R., Adiody, S., George, S., Thomas, R., & Valsan, C. (2020). COVID-19 an atypical presentation. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 8(11), 4138–4139. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20204920

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Case Reports