Turbinate Dysfunction as a presenting feature in Paediatric COVID-19 Infection: A case report from Southern Zambia

  • Benedict Moonga ZACOMS
  • Walaza Phiri 1. Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Livingstone Central Hospital. 2. Zambia College of Medicine and Surgery(ZACOMS); Registrar- Paediatrics,
  • Chanda Kapoma Mulungushi University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences-Lecturer 4. Honorary Consultant Paediatrician- Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Livingstone Central Hospital.
  • Malan Malumani 5. Department of Internal Medicine, Dermatology and Venereology Unit, Livingstone Central Hospital. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9149-002X
Keywords: COVID-19 infection, Turbinate dysfunction, Allergic rhinitis, Tonsillitis, SARS-CoV-19 mRNA

Abstract

With the focus on adult patients, children with an upper respiratory tract symptom should be suspected and screened for COVID-19 given the mild presentation of the disease in this population. We present a case of a 1-year-old who presented with features of turbinate dysfunction and a history of COVID-19 suspect contact-mother.

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Published
2021-02-24
How to Cite
Moonga, B., Phiri, W., Kapoma, C., & Malumani, M. (2021). Turbinate Dysfunction as a presenting feature in Paediatric COVID-19 Infection: A case report from Southern Zambia. Medical Journal of Zambia, 47(4), 342 - 345. Retrieved from https://mjz.co.zm/index.php/mjz/article/view/734
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Case Reports