Imaging the COVID-19: a practical guide


  • Francesco Agnello Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Lidia Rabiolo Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Emanuele Grassedonio | Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Patrizia Toia Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Federico Midiri Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Luigi Spatafora University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Francesco Matteini Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Lorenzo Tesè Department of Radiology, Azienda Ospedali Riuniti Villa Sofia-Cervello, Palermo, Italy.
  • Ludovico La Grutta Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.
  • Massimo Galia Department of Radiology, Policlinico “Paolo Giaccone”, University of Palermo, Italy.


The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) represents the first medical catastrophe of the new millennium. Although imaging is not a screening test for COVID-19, it plays a crucial role in evaluation and follow-up of COVID-19 patients. In this paper, we will review typical and atypical imaging findings of COVID-19.



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Agnello, Francesco, Lidia Rabiolo, Emanuele Grassedonio, Patrizia Toia, Federico Midiri, Luigi Spatafora, Francesco Matteini, Lorenzo Tesè, Ludovico La Grutta, and Massimo Galia. 2021. “Imaging the COVID-19: A Practical Guide”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 91 (2).