Which findings on chest radiography are characteristic of human metapneumovirus (hMPV) pneumonia?

Updated: Mar 24, 2021
  • Author: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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In an outbreak of hMPV pneumonia, radiographic findings were bilateral, interstitial, and alveolar infiltration in 43% and unilateral infiltration in 57%. [49] In HSCT recipients, CT scans have shown bilateral nodular and extensive infiltrates and pleural effusion. [48]


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