A diabetic male with Negative RT-PCR for Covid

A male aged 65 years who is a known diabetic Chief Complaints Breathlessness Dry Cough Fever (on/off) (× 20 days) Physical Examination Resp - b/l rhonchi Occ crepts spO2 - 87% on room air

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This is a c/o covid19 pneumonitis with pulmonary oedema irrespective of RT pcr report Hypoxic sp02 is 87% GGOs and oedema seen bilaterally in lower zones My opinion to treat under ICMR protocols And carry out rest of investigations

Thanx dr Sandeep Ghodekar
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Ground glass attenuation seen in crazy paving pattern,in bil lung fields. Possibly viral pneumonia. Needs early aggressive treatment.

Most likely covid 19. Start Rx Azithromycin Doxycycline Ivermectin Methylprednisolone Clexane inj & anti viral as per ICMR PROTOCOL Monitor spo2. Needs o2

Ground glass opacities seen bilaterally. Ct score will be about 20/25. Also r/o crp,ldh,ferritin,esr,neutrophils. Covid like changes sees. Dd.pneumonitis,ards

Pls repeat RT PCR

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