publication . Article . 2021

Multi-Organ Involvement in COVID-19: Beyond Pulmonary Manifestations

Vikram Thakur; Radha Kanta Ratho; Pradeep Kumar; Shashi Kant Bhatia; Ishani Bora; Gursimran Kaur Mohi; Shailendra K. Saxena; Manju Devi; Dhananjay Yadav; Sanjeet Mehariya;
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  • Published: 24 Jan 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 446 (issn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19), due to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has become an on-going global health emergency affecting over 94 million cases with more than 2 million deaths globally. Primarily identified as atypical pneumonia, it has developed into severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a multi-organ dysfunction with associated fatality. Ever since its emergence, COVID-19 with its plethora of clinical presentations has signalled its dynamic nature and versatility of the disease process. Being a disease with droplet transmission has now assumed the proportion of a suspected airborne nature which, once proved, p...
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free text keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, ACE-2, neurological, hepatic, dermatological, General Medicine, Review, pathogenesis, therapeutics, vaccines, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, Atypical pneumonia, medicine.disease, medicine, Intensive care medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business, Preparedness, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Disease, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), Coronavirus, medicine.disease_cause, Global health, ARDS
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