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A case of post Covid-19 pulmonary cysts and pneumatoceles


1 Department of Medicine, MVJ Medical College and Research Centre, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of General Medicine, MVJ Medical College, RGUHS Affiliated, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Taseena Banu Rehman,
Department of Medicine, MVJ Medical College and Research Centre, Hoskote, Bengaluru - 562 114, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ajim.ajim_95_21

With time, newer pulmonary and extrapulmonary manifestations of postacute coronavirus disease (COVID) syndrome are being reported. This is a case report of a 67-year-old diabetic and hypertensive female who presented with persistent progressive cough and breathlessness 2 months after she was diagnosed and treated for COVID-19. The patient was admitted and worked up as a case of postacute COVID syndrome. She was radiologically detected to have diffuse, large, multiple cystic air-filled cavitary lesions all over the lungs bilaterally. Despite adequate treatment and support with oxygen supplementation, the patient's condition kept on worsening, and she was thus referred to a higher center for cardiothoracic vascular surgical intervention.


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