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Covid patient’s fingers turn black in shocking new ‘severe manifestation’ of virus

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Covid patient’s fingers turn black in shocking new ‘severe manifestation’ of virus

Covid patient’s fingers turn black in shocking new ‘severe manifestation’ of virus

An Italian 86-year-old woman who was a coronavirus patient has been left with a blackened gangrene-stricken fingers after the virus caused severe clotting.

The woman’ s blood supply was cut off from her upper extremities after she caught the virus in April 2020

As a result, she was left with black fingers that swelled from her knuckles to the tip of her fingers.

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Sadly, doctors unable to stimulate blood flow and the woman had to have three of her fingers amputated

A new report in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery called the disease a “severe manifestation” of coronavirus.

It is believed the side effect may be related to a common immune reaction to Covid called “cytokine storm”.

Cytokine storm prompts the to attack both sick and healthy tissues in a response to the havoc the virus wrecks on the vascular system.

The woman’s reaction is not the first time a Covid patient has needed their fingers amputated

According to Daily 54-year-old man from California had two fingers amputated as a result of extensive tissue and muscle damage after contracting Covid on a ski trip.

Also, in England, a father-of-two, from Cardiff, Wales, contracted coronavirus and lost his left thumb and a forefinger.

The post Covid patient’s fingers turn black in shocking new ‘severe manifestation’ of virus appeared first on Within Nigeria.

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