DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20220206

Pregnant patients diagnosed with COVID-19 simulate a clinical picture of preeclampsia

Sara L. Ayvar, Lizeth Aquino-Ruelas, Miriam C. Perez-Díaz, José M. Zepeda-Torres, Fanny Elizabeth Ancona-de la Rosa, Eva Emilia Martinez-Guerrero

Abstract


The current pandemic caused by the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has been a relevant event; we have seen how it spreads rapidly and has an increased risk of becoming severe if the patient has any comorbidity. It is essential to consider that although COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, it can have systemic effects that can trigger various complications. This study is focused on how a COVID-19 infection can present symptoms similar to preeclampsia.


Keywords


COVID-19, Preeclampsia/HELLP, ACE2

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