Incidental diagnosis of lung adenocarcinoma following coronavirus OC 43 severe pneumonia

Submitted: April 14, 2020
Accepted: June 22, 2020
Published: July 14, 2020
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Viral infections are frequent among patients with thoracic malignancies prompted by dysregulation of innate and adaptative immune response. Clinical symptoms and radiological findings of both viral pneumonia and lung adenocarcinoma may overlap resulting in diagnostic and clinical  challenges.We present the case of a women admitted to our department presenting with an acute manifestation of coronavirus OC43 pneumonia with underlying undiagnosed lung adenocarcinoma.



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Iadevaia, Carlo, Fabio Perrotta, Grazia Mazzeo, Francesco Saverio Cerqua, Gennaro Mazzarella, Salvatore Guarino, Roberto Parrella, and Andrea Bianco. 2020. “Incidental Diagnosis of Lung Adenocarcinoma Following Coronavirus OC 43 Severe Pneumonia”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 90 (3).