Doctors from a hospital in Pisa, Italy, found this symptomatology in an 18-year-old girl who tested positive for covd-19
A study recently published in the journal The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, alerted of a new symptom of the coronavirus, which was recently discovered since it has been presented by a person who has tested positive for covid-19.
It turns out that a group of doctors discovered that the coronavirus can cause, in some patients, subacute thyroiditis, an inflammatory thyroid disease characterized by causing pain in the neck and usually preceded by an infection of the upper respiratory tract.
Thyroid inflammation can be caused by a viral infection or a postviral inflammatory reaction, including covid-19.
“We report the first case of subacute thyroiditis after SARS-CoV-2 infection,” explained Francesco Latrofa, a physician at the Pisa University Hospital in Pisa, Italy.
“Physicians should be alerted to the possibility of this additional clinical manifestation related to covid-19,” , added.
The patient who presented this symptomatology is a young woman of 18 years that , suffered from coronavirus, a disease that was transmitted to , by , father and that a few days after being diagnosed as positive, , began to feel pain in the neck, fever, and increased heart rate. Fortunately, , has made a full recovery.