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Lung ultrasound shows duration, severity of coronavirus disease

News | 24/07/2020 08:32 AM | Click to read full article

Lung ultrasound has been found highly sensitive for detecting abnormalities in patients with Covid-19, Chinese researchers report in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

The most commonly observed features were B-lines, a thickened pleural line, and pulmonary consolidation. In addition, the researchers said, the results indicate that lung ultrasound findings can be used to reflect both the infection duration and disease severity.