In Delhi’s Sir Gangaram Hospital White fungus because of COVID-19 The first case of its kind has been reported to have multiple holes in the entire intestine of the patient. Dr. Anil Arora, chairman of the Institute of Gastroentrology and Pencreaticobiliary Sciences at the hospital, said, ‘As far as we know, there is a case of coronavirus infection due to white fungus (Candida) having multiple holes in the food pipe, small intestine, large intestine. Never surfaced.
He said that the 49-year-old woman was admitted to SGRS on May 13 due to complaints of severe abdominal pain, vomiting and constipation. Her breast was removed in December last year due to breast cancer and she underwent chemotherapy till four weeks ago.
Dr. Arora said, “On doing a CT scan of the stomach of the patient, it was found that there is water and air in the stomach which is caused by a hole in the intestine.” The next day the patient underwent surgery. Holes were also found in the lower part of the food pipe. Due to gangrene in one part of the small intestine, that part was removed.
Kovid-19 antibody levels were found to be significantly higher in women. After the complaint of fungus was found in the woman, she was given anti fungal medicines and now her condition is better.
Dr. Arora stated that fungal infection after Kovid-19 (Black fungus) Cases have come to the fore but due to white fungus, gangrene in the intestine and a hole in the food pipe has never been exposed before.
He said that the woman’s immunity had become very weak due to the woman suffering from cancer, her chemotherapy and subsequent corona virus infection.
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