Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis with Multiple Etiologies- A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain During COVID Times
Acute mesenteric venous thrombosis is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain but can be potentially fatal if not diagnosed and treated early. We report an interesting case of a 33- year old lady who presented with mild abdominal pain to a designated COVID-19 center.
Besides respiratory symptoms, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), like the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), has neurological signs. Symptoms like myalgia, headaches, dizziness, anosmia, ageusia and disorder of consciousness confirms that the nervous system is involved in COVID-19 infection.
Myelinated Retinal Nerve Fiber Layers (MRNFL) are retinal nerve fibers with a myelin sheath. This relative rare condition is usually benign without specific symptoms, but in some cases ocular findings including axial myopia, amblyopia, and strabismus are noticed .