Your browser doesn't support javascript.
Bowel Necrosis in Patient with Severe Case of COVID-19: A Case Report
EuropePMC; 2020.
Preprint in English | EuropePMC | ID: ppcovidwho-321824
ABSTRACT

Background:

In patients who are critically ill with COVID-19, multiple extrapulmonary manifestations of the disease have been observed, including gastrointestinal manifestations. Case Presentation We present a case of a 65 year old man with severe COVID-19 pneumonia that developed hypercoagulation and peritonitis. Emergent laparotomy was performed and we found bowel necrosis in two sites.

Conclusions:

Although rare, the presentation of COVID-19 with bowel necrosis requires emergency treatments, and it has high mortality rate.

Full text: Available Collection: Preprints Database: EuropePMC Language: English Year: 2020 Document Type: Preprint

Full text: Available Collection: Preprints Database: EuropePMC Language: English Year: 2020 Document Type: Preprint