Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Case of COVID-19 Infection Complicated by Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in a Patient with Active Tuberculosis: A Rare Case Report from Syria

Mais Yassin1*, Nour Haj Mohammad2, Rafah Jamouz3 and Mohammad Juneidi3

1Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Tishreen University Hospital, Lattakia, Syria
2Department of Hematology Medicine, Tishreen University Hospital, Lattakia, Syria
3Department of Radiology Medicine, Tishreen University Hospital, Lattakia, Syria

*Correspondance to: Mais Yassin 

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Abstract

We report the first case of tuberculosis with COVID-19 complicated by DIC. The patient was a 65 years old Syrian male. He reported to us in the outpatient department with chief complaints of cough with expectoration associated with fever, chest pain, weight loss, and night sweats, 2 months ago with recent onset of sore throat, loss of sense of smell. The diagnosis of tuberculosis in the current pandemic of COVID-19 required a high degree of suspicion to rule out the SARS-CoV-2 infection along with the infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The clinical presentations in the two diseases are quite similar and thus the present case will serve as a tool to help the clinicians handling cases of both the viral and bacterial infection across the global.

Citation:

Yassin M, Mohammad NH, Jamouz R, Juneidi M. A Case of COVID-19 Infection Complicated by Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in a Patient with Active Tuberculosis: A Rare Case Report from Syria. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2022; 7: 2242..

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