Pathological Findings of Early-Phase COVID-19 Pulmonary Compromise

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This article, describes the findings of early-phase COVID-19 pulmonary compromise in 2 samples of lung tissue corresponding to 2 different patients. The lungs of the 2 patients showed proteinaceous exudate, edema, focal reactive hyperplasia of pneumocytes with patchy inflammatory cellular infiltration, and multinucleated giant cells

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To quote this article in bibliography:

Tian, Sufang, Weidong Hu, Li Niu, Huan Liu, Shu-Yuan Xiao. “Pulmonary Pathology of Early-Phase 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pneumonia in Two Patients With Lung Cancer." Journal of Thoracic Oncology 15, no. 5 (2020): 700-704. doi:

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There are 1000s of articles about COVID-19! What was your point in sharing just this one?

Although there are 1000s of articles about COVID-19, most of them are very specific. In particular this one is showing findings that would not be shown commonly. Nobody biopsies early stages of pulmonary involvement. These samples were obtained for other reasons. In the end it helps understand the process of disease better. I do not know if you have a medical background, but enjoy this nice article!

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