CT scans generate high quality, detailed images of the patient’s bones and organs

CT scans generate high quality, detailed images of the patient’s bones and organs. With these images, radiologists can look for either opacities or bright spots on the patient’s lungs. In diagnosing COVID-19,CT scans of the patient’s lungs suspected to be infected can reveal hazy abnormalities that tend to cluster in the outer parts of the lungs, more commonly known as ground-glass opacities. With these findings, physicians can diagnose a COVID-19 infection that has traveled deeper into the lungs and may have been missed by a swab test.