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Patients with COVID‐19‐Associated Hematologic Abnormalities and the Potential Role of the Cytokine Storm: A Case Series Study
Ali Asadollahi-Amin , Fereshteh Ghiasvand , Mehrdad Hasibi , Simin Seyedpour , Alireza Barzegary , Fatemeh Ghadimi , SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi * , Omid Dadras
Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (458 Views)
We report a case series of nine patients with confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Tehran, Iran. This paper also reports narrative information on the signs and symptoms of the patients and discusses the potential immunologic perspective of the disease, especially with respect to the cytokine storm.
Keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, Pneumonia, Lymphopenia, Thrombocytopenia
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Infectious diseases
Received: 2020/11/15 | Accepted: 2020/12/1

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