Acute mesenteric ischemia: an uncommon presentation of COVID-19

Parth Parmar, Rahul Chaudhary, Ranvir Singh, Romesh Lal, Saurabh Borgharia, Manoj Andley, Gyan Saurabh


COVID-19 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 is a highly infectious disease and is causing enormous morbidity and mortality all over the world. Initially it was thought to cause only respiratory complications. But subsequent reports started appearing implicating the gastrointestinal system, nervous system. Thromboembolic complications like myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, stroke and mesenteric ischemia were reported to be the main causative factors. Hereby we are reporting one such case of a patient who presented to surgery emergency with predominant abdominal symptoms.


COVID-19, Mesenteric ischemia, Acute abdomen

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