Cardiovascular manifestation in COVID-19 infection in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis: case report




Seniors; Cardiovascular diseases; COVID-19.


This study aimed to report the case of a 65-year-old female patient with a previous diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, among other comorbidities that corroborate the increase in cardiovascular risk, seen in 2020 in a private hospital in Belém, due to picture of acute coronary syndrome associated with SARS-Cov-2 virus infection. Due to the clinical profile, the patient underwent an electrocardiogram that showed myocardial infarction with ST-segment elevation alteration, indicating the need for reperfusion therapy, oxygen therapy and monitoring of vital signs. A chest CT scan showed a “ground glass” pattern and involvement of more than 25% of the lung parenchyma and evolved with thrombosis of the femoral artery. After treatment in the intensive care unit, he was discharged from the health service, remaining stable from a rheumatological, cardiovascular and pulmonary point of view.


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ROCHA, N. P. M. .; SANTOS, N. V. dos .; SOUZA, R. A. .; SILVA, I. de A. C. e .; OLIVEIRA , A. M. de O. .; MORAES, D. D. P. de . Cardiovascular manifestation in COVID-19 infection in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis: case report . Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 14, p. e456101422277, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i14.22277. Disponível em: Acesso em: 14 jun. 2024.



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