High-resolution computed tomography manifestations of COVID-19 infections in patients of different ages
Elsevier BV --
DOI 10.1016/j.ejrad.2020.108972
  1. COVID-19, coronavirus disease
  2. CRP, C-reactive protein
  3. GGO, ground-glass opacity
  4. HRCT, high-resolution computed tomography
  5. MERS, Middle East respiratory syndrome
  6. PACS, picture archiving and communication systems
  7. PGGO, pure ground-glass opacity
  8. RT-PCR, reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction
  9. SARS, severe acute respiratory syndrome
  10. WHO, World Health Organization
  11. COVID-19
  12. High-resolution computed tomography
  13. Ground-glass opacity
  14. Pure ground-glass opacity


  • GGO with crazy-paving patterns or interlobular septa thickening were common signs.

  • Fewer lesions were identified in the younger and adolescent age groups.

  • Distribution of lesions in the lungs showed age-related differences.