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Clinical Findings and Prognosis of COVID-19 Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Case Series

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Sepideh Babaniamansour, Ahmadreza Atarodi, Parto Babaniamansour, Mohammad Dehghani Firouzabadi, Mohammadreza Majidi and Sepideh Karkon-Shayan*

Dates: Received: 2021-04-16 | Accepted: 2021-05-19 | Published: 2021-05-20
Pages: 328-332


Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) is accompanied by high comorbidities and a worse prognosis in those with underlying diseases. Older men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 infection and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) accounts for a large portion of this population, so this study presented the clinical and paraclinical features of 20 COVID-19 patients with BPH and their outcome. The mean age of participants was 76.8 ± 7.9 years. Respiratory symptoms are the most common complaints and Ground glass and opacities infiltration were the most frequent findings in the chest computed tomography. Mostly the level of C-reactive protein and lactate dehydrogenase were high, but hemoglobin and lymphocyte count were low. They underwent standard management and all were discharged and stayed alive in the one-month follow-up. Besides the high prevalence of BPH and high mortality rate of COVID-19 in older men, the present study showed that COVID-19 patients with BPH had a good prognosis.

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Babaniamansour S, Atarodi A, Babaniamansour P, Firouzabadi MD, Majidi M, Karkon-Shayan S. Clinical Findings and Prognosis of COVID-19 Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Case Series. J Biomed Res Environ Sci. 2021 May 20; 2(5): 328-332. doi: 10.37871/jbres1236, Article ID: jbres1236

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