Brucellosis with splenic abscess in a child initially suspected to have covid-19


SALMAN H. , YILMAZER Y. , BOZTEPE K. , AKÇAM M.

TROPICAL DOCTOR, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/00494755211062022
  • Title of Journal : TROPICAL DOCTOR
  • Keywords: Brucellosis, splenic abscess, COVID-19, MIS-C, pediatrics, DIAGNOSIS

Abstract

COVID-19 can manifest with signs and symptoms related to many different systems. Therefore, in the examination of almost every patient, COVID-19 infection is excluded first This may cause other diseases to be missed, as almost occurred in the case of a 15-year old boy with brucellosis and a splenic abscess. Public and health care personnel fear of COVID-19 may cause more harm than the virus itself.