COVID-19 lung disease is not a respiratory pneumonia. Radiologically the disease is more accurately considered to be a disease of the lung vessels, a pulmonary vasculopathy.
Watch the presentation by Dr Graham Lloyd-Jones, Director of Radiology Masterclass, given on November 11th 2020 at the annual (virtual) conference of the British Society for Haematology, titled – What can the Radiology tell us about the vasculopathy of COVID-19 lung disease?
For further reading please see the COVID-19 discussion page on the Radiology Masterclass website
See examples of the typical radiological appearances of COVID-19 lung disease in the Radiology Masterclass image gallery
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