Title

Necrotising myopathy and concurrent thyroiditis in a patient with COVID-19 infection.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2-2021

Abstract

A 76-year-old man with hypogammaglobulinemia on monthly intravenous immunoglobulin infusions presented to the hospital with fever, cough, and shortness of breath and was diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia requiring intensive care unit admission but not intubation. He was treated with convalescent plasma, remdesivir and corticosteroids. Sixteen days into his hospitalisation he began to report weakness without sensory symptoms and was found on biopsy to have a necrotising myopathy.

Publication Title

BMJ Case Rep

Volume

14

Issue

6

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