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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2021, 25 - Number 1, Corona Special Issue: 881-892 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Clinical Signs and Computed Tomography Findings of Coronavirus(Covid 19) and Acute Respiratory Syndrome of the Middle East (MERS): A Review Article
M Haqqani1 , AK Ghadimi Moghadam2, M Qaderian 3, M Kiani4
1- Department of Radiology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2- Department of Pediatrics, Yasouj University of Medical Sciences, Yasouj, Iran
3- Department of Medical Physics, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran , m.ghaderi2049@gmail.com
4- Department of Medical Physics, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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Background & aim: SARS-COVID-2 is a single-strand RNA, β-coronavirus strand that causes COVID-19 disease,which The virus has caused a worldwide epidemic. The new virus is responsible for the development of acute pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is another type of coronavirus that originated in Saudi Arabia and has caused a regional epidemic. Despite some similarities between Covid 19 and other coronavirus-related diseases, some of its CT scan and clinical findings remain unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate the differences between Covid 19 and Mers disease in different stages of the disease in terms of clinical aspects and CT scan.
 
Methods: For this review study, in order to identify related articles, among the databases of Pabmad, Google Sclar, Scopus and Web of Science with the keywords "COVID-19", "MERS-CoV", "Computed Tomography" and "Chest The search was completed and 30 articles were found. Among them, 21 English-language articles related to SARS were collected and relevant statistical information was collected.
 
Results: At first glance, Covid 19 has a much lower mortality rate than MERS. The death rate is 3.2% in Corona and 4.24% in Mers. The most common radiological signs found in Covid 19 and Mercer are frosted glass (GGO), lung consolidation, and GGO coated lung consolidation. Fever, cough, headache and sore throat are the most common clinical symptoms of these two diseases and in the next categories of shortness of breath and ARDS are seen in patients with severe symptoms.
 
Conclusion: No statistically significant difference was seen in the mean number of chest CT scan findings between Covid 19 and MERS patients except in pleural effusion.
 
 
Keywords: Covid-19, SARS-COVID-2, MERS-CoV, Computed Tomography, Chest Finding
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Radiology
Received: 2020/12/6 | Accepted: 2021/01/30 | Published: 2021/01/30
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Haqqani M, Ghadimi Moghadam A, Qaderian M, Kiani M. Evaluation of Clinical Signs and Computed Tomography Findings of Coronavirus(Covid 19) and Acute Respiratory Syndrome of the Middle East (MERS): A Review Article. Armaghane danesh. 2021; 25 (S1) :881-892
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