Cleve Clin J Med 2021 05 3;88(5):267-272. Epub 2021 May 3.
Department of Critical Care Medicine; Department of Pulmonary Medicine; Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
An estimated 10% of COVID-19 survivors continue to experience symptoms several weeks to months after the appearance of initial symptoms, a condition termed post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). These patients, also called "long-haulers," most commonly report protracted symptoms of fatigue, cough, dyspnea, chest tightness, difficulty concentrating, arthralgia, olfactory dysfunction, and headache. While age, comorbid medical conditions, and COVID-19 severity are risk factors, young and previously healthy individuals with mild COVID-19 are also at risk. Read More