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2022 May 02

J Clin Med



Association between Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Severe Acute Pancreatitis in Pregnancy and Postpartum.


Mocan M, Szabo R, Constantinescu C, Cucoreanu C, Chira R I
J Clin Med. 2022 May 02; 11(9).
PMID: 35566679.


SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) affects the respiratory system but is not limited to it. The gastrointestinal symptoms are polymorphic, including diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and even acute pancreatitis (AP). Pregnant women are more vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection and have a higher risk of severe outcomes of COVID-19.