Neck pain can be a symptom of rare complications of coronavirus
Doctors in Italy found that neck pain can be a symptom of rare complications of coronavirus. This is due to the inflammatory condition known as subacute thyroiditis, reports the Sun.
Doctors from the University hospital in Pisa made the discovery during the treatment of 18-year-old woman who was infected with the coronavirus after contact with his father. The patient completely recovered from COVID-19, which showed a negative test in a few days, but began to experience some symptoms. She had pain in the neck, fever and heart palpitations. As a result, she turned to a medical facility where she was diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis. As explained by experts, the condition can be caused by a viral infection or post-viral inflammatory reaction.
“We report the first case of subacute thyroiditis after infection SARS-CoV-2. Doctors should be warned about the possibility that additional clinical manifestations,” said Dr. Francesco Latrofa.
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