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Commentary - Archives of General Internal Medicine (2022) Volume 6, Issue 1

Effect of COVID-19 on different organs of the body.

The COVID-19 pandemic that first has become obvious in Wuhan, China, is now infecting millions all over the international. This is an assessment of COVID-19's giant results on absolutely all the organs. It causes infection, endotheliitis, vasoconstriction, hypercoagulability, and edema. Lymphocytopenia, multiplied D-dimer, increased fibrin degradation products (FDPs), and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) are observed. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT), venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism (PE), systemic and pulmonary arterial thrombosis and embolism, ischemic stroke, and myocardial infarction (MI) are mentioned. Within the coronary heart it is able to purpose acute coronary syndrome, congestive coronary heart failure, myocarditis, and arrhythmias. Kidney damage is generally secondary to systemic abnormalities. Stroke happens even in younger sufferers. Delirium and seizures are not unusual. Anosmia and impaired experience of flavor are suggested. Mental problems are common amongst sufferers as well as companies. Stool may additionally comprise virus. Lactate dehydrogenase can be extended. Various skin manifestations together with patchy erythematous rash are pronounced.

Author(s): Howard Cross*

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