Exploring Gastrointestinal Manifestations Caused by COVID-19 in Brief

Mahdi Nasser Ghandi, Seyed Farshad Allameh


The outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, in December 2019 led to a global crisis and a critical threat to the health of millions of people worldwide. Existing research indicates that besides typical respiratory symptoms and signs of COVID-19, gastrointestinal manifestations are also caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the main intention of this article is to compare the gastrointestinal disorders seen in patients infected by the virus as well as study the possible and logical mechanisms that may lead to these situations. The high rate of contagion of the virus and the number of current patients reveal the importance of this research and all other studies related to this subject.


COVID-19, gastrointestinal symptoms, diarrhea, nausea, liver abnormalities

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