Pancytopenia: Rare Presentation of COVID 19 Pneumonia

2020 Journal of Medical Case Reports and Case Series  
COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest public health challenge that world is facing now a days. It has affected different people in different ways. COVID-19 is a systemic infection with a significant impact on the hematopoietic system and hemostasis. Lymphopenia is considered as cardinal laboratory finding with prognostic potential. However, patients can also present with pancytopenia, affecting all cell lineage. Case Presentation We present a case of middle-aged male with no prior co-morbid,
more » ... d with complaints of fever, cough, and shortness of breath. COVID PCR was positive. Initial lab workup showed pancytopenia with low retic count that improved gradually over a period of four weeks.
doi:10.38207/jmcrcs20201041 fatcat:kjvs6soimbaqdiomjntjgxerta