A Descriptive Study of HRCT Findings In Adult Female Patients with Covid 19 Infection


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Wagh, D. S., Wagh, D. D. ., Pande, D. S. ., & Patel, D. D. . (2020). A Descriptive Study of HRCT Findings In Adult Female Patients with Covid 19 Infection. VIMS Health Science Journal , 7(4), 125-128. https://doi.org/10.46858/vimshsj.7406


ON NOVEMBER 2019, a new Corona virus pneumonia had just taken roots. It happened as a result of interspecies transmission COVID-19 from a mammalian species, likely a bat, to humans. This virus was first found in clusters in Wuhan, China after which it spread all over the world at a very fast pace having worldwide humanitarian and economic repercussions. HRCT has become the mainstay of radiological investigations in this pandemic and often showed diagnostic accuracy before the onset of clinical manifestations. Few studies have tried to establish a correlation between the outcome of COVID 19 and gender. Studies found that the severity of the illness was more and clearance of SARS-CoV-2 virus was less in males as compared to females.1 Hence it is of utmost importance to study the pattern of lung involvement on HRCT in female patients to aid the researchers and clinicians in further understanding of the etiopathogenesis.  Thus this study was conducted to look for specific and also unusual patterns of radiological findings of COVID-19 pneumonia in females if any.



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