A chronic smoker with Covid positive status

A male aged 43 years who is a chronic Bidi Smoker Chief Complaints Dry Cough Dyspnea Fever (on/off) (x 1 month) Physical Examination Resp- b/l Rhonchi Bronchial sounds in Rt mammary and infrascapular region Investigations Positive for Covid by RT-PCR CT Thorax


Hyperinflated chest with GGO more at right side + Hyperdense area in right lower lobe mostly malignancy for broncho scope and the peripheral part can be investigated by CT guided biopsy.

If shadows are non resolving, may consider BAL in view of Infective vs neoplastic etiology.

Cases that would interest you