LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE AUTOPSY FINDINGS OF COVID-19: HERE THE DEAD TEACH THE LIVING

Bhanu Sharma, Namita Bhutani, Sunil Arora, Sachet Dawar, Raj Kumar Gupta, Pooja Poswal
2020 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH  
On 31 December 2019, first case of corona virus was reported from China. Since then, the current outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019‐nCoV) has been declared as a global emergency. This eventually has lead to an increase in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related deaths at autopsy. The Royal College of Pathologists (RCP) has responded to this concern with the release of autopsy practices relating to COVID-19. Data on pathologic changes seen in COVID-19 are scarce. To gain
more » ... ghts about the pathology of the disease progression and fatality, a review was performed on the autopsy findings of these patients. In this review, we discuss briefly about the pathology and pathogenesis of novel corona virus. This analysis may help understand pathogenesis and clinical outcomes of this life-threatening illness.
doi:10.36106/ijsr/4803011 fatcat:dpq6exjdsjei5b5bib4o4c4dke