coronavirus disease 2019 with comorbid pulmonary tuberculosis a case report CORD-Papers-2021-10-25 (Version 1)

Title: Coronavirus disease 2019 with comorbid pulmonary tuberculosis: A case report
Abstract: Introduction: In December 2019, a new type of pneumonia named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was reported in Wuhan, Hubei province, China The present study aimed to report the case of a patient with COVID-19 and comorbid pulmonary tuberculosis, on which there have been no relevant reports hitherto Case Presentation: The case was a 47-year-old female patient with COVID-19 positive pharyngeal swabs She did not suffer from fever, coughs, or difficulties in breathing The patient was diagnosed with COVID-19 and pulmonary tuberculosis based on her epidemiological history, routine blood test, imaging findings, and COVID-19 nucleic acid test results It should be noted that contact and droplet precautions were implemented for this patient The administrated treatments for her included antiviral, anti-tuberculosis, and liver protection treatments The patient did not complain about discomfort and her condition was stable Conclusion: The COVID-19 and comorbid tuberculosis were suspected;however, epidemiological history, clinical presentation, laboratory tests, and imaging examinations must be combined to make a comprehensive diagnosis Moreover, prompt quarantine and treatment measures should be implemented as well
Published: 2020
Journal: Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal
Author Name: Cao, B
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Author Name: Wei, M
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Author Name: Du, Y
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Author Name: Xiao, K
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Author Name: Li, Q
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Author Name: Lu, W
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Author Name: Huang, Y
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Author Name: Wu, G
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Author Name: Huang, F
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who_covidence_id: #958619
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