COVID-19 Pneumonia in Asymptomatic Trauma Patients; Report of 8 Cases

Arch Acad Emerg Med. 2020 Apr 6;8(1):e46. eCollection 2020.

Abstract

We are currently involved in the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. A considerable number of COVID-19 infected cases are asymptomatic but they can transmit the disease to others, especially healthcare workers. In this study, we reported 8 incidentally detected cases of COVID-19 pneumonia in chest computed tomography (CT) scan of patients referred to emergency department following multiple trauma without any respiratory symptoms.

Keywords: COVID-19; Pneumonia; injuries.

Publication types

  • Case Reports