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A case of Concomitant Pulmonary embolism and Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the era of COVID 19, a matter of cautious approach.
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  • Sinda Dakhlia,
  • Phool Iqbal,
  • Muhammad Abubakar,
  • Sabeen Zara,
  • Muhammad Murtaza,
  • Adel Al Bozom,
  • Nedia Neffati
Sinda Dakhlia
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Phool Iqbal
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Muhammad Abubakar
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Sabeen Zara
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Muhammad Murtaza
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Adel Al Bozom
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Nedia Neffati
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Abstract

Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) and Novel Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) primarily affect the lungs. Both diseases present with fever, cough, and shortness of breath and possess thrombotic potential as well. Therefore in COVID 19 pandemic, PTB must be taken into consideration for suspected cases in order to avoid fatal consequences.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

26 Nov 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
28 Nov 2020Assigned to Editor
28 Nov 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
08 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Accept