coronavirus disease 2019 with comorbid pulmonary tuberculosis a case report CORD-Papers-2022-06-02 (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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source_x: WHO
who_covidence_id: #958619
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