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Case Studies | Health and Medical Sciences | Indonesia | Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020
Severe Clinical Manifestation of COVID-19 with Acute Exacerbation of COPD: A Case Report
Abstract: A 48 years-old Indonesian male with history of COPD and daily inhaler presented to the emergency room with shortness of breath, productive cough, mucous thickening with white to yellow color, fever, and nausea. COVID-19 RT-PCR test was performed on this patient through surveillance testing and not as diagnostic purpose, the result was positive. Routine evaluation, medication and nasopharyngeal swab test was performed. The patient got discharged on day ten since he showed an improvement, but the positive result of COVID-19 RT-PCR still remained and we suggested the patient do self isolation for fourteen days after discharge. The patient finally got a negative result after self isolation when he controlled himself to the hospital.
Keywords: COVID-19, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 9, September 2020,
Pages: 1372 - 1374