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CT imaging research progress in 2019 novel coronavirus pneumonia


Zhi Yong Shen*, Xun Cheng Yan, Xiao Dong You and Xue Wen Zhang  


The highly contagious novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) broke out at the end of 2019 and has lasted for nearly one year, and the pandemic is still rampant around the world. The diagnosis of COVID-19 is on the basis of the combination of epidemiological history, clinical symptoms, and laboratory and imaging examinations. Among them, imaging examination is of importance in the diagnosis of patients with suspected clinical cases, the investigation of asymptomatic infections and family clustering, the judgment of patient recovery, rediagnosis after disease recurrence, and prognosis prediction. This article reviews the research progress of CT imaging examination in the COVID-19 pandemic.


novel coronavirus, pneumonia, computed tomography, diagnosis, chest radiograph


Department of Radiology, Affiliated Tumor Hospital of Nantong University, 226361, Department of Radiology, Affiliated Rugao Hospital of Nantong University , 226500, Department of Ear-Nose-Throat, Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, 226001, Department of Ear-Nose-Throat, Huai'an Second People's Hospital, Affiliated Huai'an Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University, 223002

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