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2022 Oct




Post-COVID-19 Myositis Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case Report.


Shetty ND, Dhande RP, Nagendra V, Unadkat BS, Shelar SS
Cureus. 2022 Oct; 14(10):e30293.
PMID: 36407178.


The severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes COVID-19, which is known to cause fever, dry cough, exhaustion, headache, and loss of taste and smell. Although fever, sore throat, and cough have historically been the utmost characteristic symptoms of the illness, published case reports have recently started to emphasize additional uncommon and unusual presentations of infection with the coronavirus. In COVID, the musculoskeletal system is seldomly involved. In addition to reviewing the causes and imaging characteristics of COVID-19-related illnesses of the musculoskeletal system, we elaborate on a case of a middle-aged man who developed myositis as sequelae to the COVID-19 infection.