Analysis of the involvement of the thyroid gland using computed tomography in patients with suspected SARS-CoV-2 infection: a retrospective study


Akkoyunlu Y., Kalaycioglu B., Yurtsever İ., Eren A., Bayram M., Mert A., ...More

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.25, no.11, pp.4149-4155, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.26355/eurrev_202106_26058
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.4149-4155
  • Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, Thyroid, Computed tomography, COVID-19, PATHOLOGY, COVID-19, FEATURES, DISEASE
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: SARS-CoV-2 primarily infects the respiratory tract and leads to severe pneumonia by binding to the ACE-2 receptor. The virus can also interact with ACE-2 receptors expressed in other tissues as in thyroid. This study predicted the complications involving the thyroid in patients with suspected SA RS-CoV-2.