26 October 2021>: Articles
Platypnea Orthodeoxia Due to a Patent Foramen Ovale and Intrapulmonary Shunting After Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia
Unusual clinical course, Challenging differential diagnosisBlair K. Dodson E* , C. Kendall Major E , Maxwell Grant E , Byung Soo Yoo E , B. Mitchell Goodman E
Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e933975
Figure 1. (A) Chest X-ray (CXR) on day 1 of first diagnosis showing no baseline cardiopulmonary abnormalities. (B) CXR on day 3 of illness demonstrating significant multifocal opacities. (C) CXR on day 1 of second hospital admission, day 16 of illness demonstrating interval improvement in right multifocal opacities, evidence of scarring in right upper lobe. (D) CXR showing continued improvement but persistent scarring in right upper lobe (black arrows). Figures created using eUnity v18.104.22.168.3. Client Outlook, Inc. Ontario, Canada and macOs Big Sur operating system Version 11.4.