DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20211877

An observational study of clinical sequelae in COVID-19 at ESIC MCH Hyderabad

Yadavendra Reddy Chama, Sangeetha Chowdary

Abstract


ABSTRACT

Background: covid 19 a deadly pandemic affecting people in 2020 not going to leave them without sequelae.This study is aimed at studying the sequelae in patients affected with covid 19.

Methods: This Prospective Observational study was done from July 2020 to October 2020 in ESIC MCH Hyderabad.The patients admitted with covid 19 symptoms were treated and discharged.The patients on their follow up in OPD were asked about the symptoms persisting. 

Results: A total of 100 patients 60 males and 40 females presented during the study period.Most of the patients had fatigue 75[75%],myalgia 70[70%],dyspnea50[50%],throat pain 30[30%],edema 15[15%],dvt 10[10%],abdominal pain5[5%].Some of them developed DM due to use of steroids.                  

Conclusions: It was observed from the study that this deadly pandemic could have everlasting effect on the affected people.though people recovered from the illness patients had complaints of fatigue,myalgias,dyspnea etc.Patients having lung complications aggravated leading to fibrosis.it was observed that patients with covid infection had predilection for kidney failure,heart failure.  


Keywords


DVT, DM, Fibrosis, Fatigue, Kidney failure, Myalgia

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