publication . Article . 2020

En del af mørketallet:et mildt sygdomsforløb hos en ung mand med tab af lugte- og smagssans

Stripp, Tobias Kvist; Søndergaard, Jens;
Closed Access Danish
  • Published: 03 Apr 2020
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, testing of suspected cases in Denmark has recently been limited to those who were critically ill. This has left an increasing number of unregistered infections in the society, obscured quantification and impacted lived lives. This case story reports a possible mild SARS-CoV-2 infection in a healthy young man in his twenties. Due to strategic guidelines, he was never tested for SARS-CoV-2, but the medical record was highly suspicious for infection. Besides the well-known symptoms of SARS-CoV-2, this case also reports total anosmia and ageusia.
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Medical Subject Headings: skin and connective tissue diseasesfungibody regionsvirusesrespiratory tract diseases
free text keywords: Ageusia/virology, Betacoronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 Testing, Clinical Laboratory Techniques, Coronavirus Infections/complications, Denmark, Humans, Male, Olfaction Disorders/virology, Pandemics, Pneumonia, Viral/complications, SARS-CoV-2, Young Adult
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