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Unusual presentation of coronavirus disease2019(COVID-19): two cases of acute abdomen
Health Sciences Investigations Journal
December 2019 SARS-CoV-2 is responsible for the novel coronavirus-infected pneumonia associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome, organ dysfunction and death. Since its discovery, a myriad of clinical presentations have surfaced and the past year has been a learning experience for all. We present two cases of acute abdomen presenting as a "surgical abdomen"; one had a negative laparotomy and negative PCR test, and the other who did not have surgery eventually tested positive on PCRdoi:10.46829/hsijournal.2021.12.2.2.277-280 fatcat:q63hm3ahqbgpjo6xb3ydjkibte