Cihan University-Erbil Conferences, 4th International Conference on Biological & Health Sciences (CIC-BIOHS’2022)

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Recovery of COVID-19 Patient with a complicated Diabetic Lung Abscess in Hypertensive and Smoker Old Man from Najran of KSA
Mohammed Chyad Al-Noaemi

Last modified: 2022-08-30


Male, older age, diabetes, severe asthma, hypertension, and various other medical conditions significantly increase hospitalization and death in COVID-19 patients.Mortality seems to be about threefold higher in people with diabetes mellitus (DM) than the general death of COVID-19 patients.Our patient is 52 years old male patient admitted to the hospital complaining of chest tightness, shortness of breath, and productive cough over the last week. He was on antidiabetic and antihypertensive drugs.The investigations showed that he has uncontrolled type2 DM (T2DM), right-sided pneumonia and proves to be a positive COVID-19 case. He was treated with antibiotics and anti-COVID-19 combination therapy (Lopinavir/Ritonavir) and hydroxychloroquine for ten days in a negative pressure isolation room. He was discharged after 24 days with an excellent general health condition.

Keywords— Keywords: COVID-19; Diabetes mellitus; lung abscess; hypertension; Najran.



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