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A Patient with COVID-19 Pneumonia Presenting with Plural Effusion: A Case Report

[ Vol. 21 , Issue. 6 ]

Author(s):

Fereshteh Ghiasvand, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Samaneh Tirgar, Mohammad Reza Salehi and Banafsheh Moradmand-Badie*   Pages 14 - 17 ( 4 )

Abstract:


Background: In February 2020, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) emerged in Tehran, Iran.

Case Presentation: Herein, we reported clinical features, laboratory tests, unusual radiological characteristics and therapeutic course of a patient with initial mild clinical symptoms at presentation with progression to pneumonia and pleural effusion in the emergency unit of a referral hospital.

Keywords:

Coronavirus disease, COVID-19, pneumonia, pleural effusion, case report, corona cases.

Affiliation:

Liver Transplantation Research Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Department of Infectious Diseases, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Department of Infectious Diseases, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Black Dog Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney

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