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1- Department of Infectious Diseases, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
2- Liver and digestive center, research institute for health development, department of pediatrics, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj , Iran
3- Department of pediatrics, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
4- Department of emergency medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran. , farima0258@gmail.com
Abstract:   (947 Views)
Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) outbreak started in December 2019. COVID-19 can manifest by a wide range of respiratory and non-respiratory symptoms and clinical findings. The signs and manifestations of this disease in children are not entirely known yet.
Ground-glass opacity and pleural effusion in the chest computed-tomography scan have been reported in infected patients. The pleural effusion has been reported in a few cases. The present case report described a pediatric patient with the chief complaints of fever, diarrhea, and vomiting presented to an emergency department with the differential diagnosis of the gastrointestinal infection, which was diagnosed for COVID-19 and complicated with respiratory distress and pleural effusion.
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Type of Study: Case Report and Review of Literature | Subject: Pediatric infection disease
Received: 2020/09/27 | Accepted: 2021/01/19

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