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Journal of Case Reports
Pregnant Woman Infected with Novel Coronavirus
Yulin He1, Yu Zhang2, Lihong Xing2, Bin Li1, Hongjun Li3, Xiaoping Yin2
1Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang 330006, China; 2Affiliated Hospital of Hebei University, Baoding 071000, China; 3Beijing You An Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China.
Corresponding Author:
Dr Xiaoping Yin
Email: hdfyrad@hbu.edu.cn
Received: 31-MAY-2020 Accepted: 20-JUL-2020 Published Online: 25-AUG-2020
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2020.0046
Background: Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), and is generally susceptible to all people, including pregnant women. Case Report: A pregnant woman was admitted to the hospital with fever. She became covid positive after exposure to her husband who had returned from Wuhan. Her recurring clinical symptoms, chest CT showing sub-pleural patchy shadow resolved following antibiotics and antiviral therapy. Conclusion: Pregnant women are highly sensitive to virus, and her bilateral lung consolidation in the middle and lower field progressed rapidly. When the novel coronavirus nucleic acid or gene test of the patient is negative or turns negative, it is still necessary to combine chest CT examination, and to observe the clinical progress, so as to take relevant treatment measures in time.
Keywords : Coronavirus, COVID-19, Pregnancy, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, X-Ray Computed Tomography.
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