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Journal of Case Reports
Acute Liver Failure: A Rare Manifestation of Covid-19
Shazia Durdana, Samia Masood
Department of Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr Shazia Durdana
Email: durdana786.sd@gmail.com
Received: 09-NOV-2020 Accepted: 21-FEB-2021 Published Online: 30-MAR-2021
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2021.0018
Background: The most frequent manifestations of COVID-19 occur due to involvement of lung, the SARS-CoV-2 virus may also lead to multi-system involvement including the liver damage. Case Report: We present a patient who presented with fever, multiple episodes of vomiting followed by altered mentation with deranged liver biochemistries attributable to COVID-19 infection. During hospital stay, patient was treated for COVID-19 and subsequently showed clinical improvement as well as improvement in lab parameters. Conclusion: This case report paves the way for further studies to determine the various mechanisms of liver involvement as well as the frequency of acute liver failure in COVID-19 and to help in better understanding of this disease.
Keywords : Acute Liver Failure, COVID-19, Lung, SARS-COV-2, Vomiting.
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