Long Covid, new study highlights the consequences on the intestines of patients

Long Covid, new study highlights the consequences on the intestines of patients

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Long Covid, new study highlights the consequences on the intestines of patients

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After the most acute phase of the health emergency, attention is returning to the long-term effects of Sars-CoV-2. In fact, there are numerous cases of “Long covid”, with subjects who continue to present various symptoms once the infection is over and the acute phase resolves. Already in the aftermath of the first wave, the multisystemic nature of Covid-19 had been ascertained, which it does not just attack the lungs, but several organs, including the nervous system, liver, heart, pancreas, joints and skin. The Polyclinic of Milan, already an excellence in the field of Gastroenterology, has contributed to this line of studies, which detected the consequences of Covid-19 at the intestinal and extra-intestinal level in the long term.