Clinical Characteristics and Multisystem Imaging Findings of COVID-19: An Overview for Orthopedic Surgeons

Gireesh B. Reddy, Dylan N. Greif, Jose Rodriguez, Thomas M. Best, Harry G. Greditzer, Jean Jose

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic holds widespread implications for global public health, economies, societies, and the practice of orthopedic surgery. As our knowledge of the transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 and the symptomatology and management of COVID-19 expands, orthopedic surgeons must remain up to date on the latest medical evidence and surgical perspectives. While COVID-19 primarily manifests with pulmonary symptoms, cardiovascular, neurologic, and other major organ systems may also be affected and present with hallmark imaging findings. This article reviews initial and emerging literature on clinical characteristics and imaging findings of COVID-19.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalHSS Journal
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • coronavirus
  • diagnostic imaging
  • orthopedics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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