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Symptomatic manifestations of the disease caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) in adults: systematic review

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https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.1436

Keywords:

Symptomatic manifestations, Sars CoV-2, Clinical manifestations, General Symptoms, COVID-19

Abstract

Objective: to verify in the scientific literature the symptomatic manifestations of COVID-19 in adults. Method: a systematic review carried out in the Scopus, Web of Science and PubMed databases with studies published from December 1, 2019 to April 21, 2020, in order to answer the guiding question: “What are the symptomatic manifestations caused by COVID-19 in adults?" using the keywords: "Symptoms", "Clinical manifestations", "Coronavirus", "COVID19". Results: Of the total of 105 references, 13 were selected that addressed the symptomatic manifestations of COVID-19, with fever and normal or dry cough present in all studies. Conclusion: the symptomatic manifestations identified in adult patients were: fever, normal or dry cough, headache, pharyngalgia, dyspnoea, diarrhea, myalgia, vomiting, sputum or expectoration, anguish or chest pain, fatigue, nausea, anorexia, abdominal pain, rhinorrhea, runny nose or nasal congestion, dizziness, chills, systemic pain, mental confusion, hemoptysis, asthma, impaired taste, impaired smell, belching and tachycardia

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11/05/2020

How to Cite

Neto, A. R. de S. ., Carvalho, A. R. B. de, Oliveira, E. M. N. de, Magalhães , R. de L. B., Moura, M. E. B., & Freitas, D. R. J. de. (2020). Symptomatic manifestations of the disease caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) in adults: systematic review. In SciELO Preprints. https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.1436

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Health Sciences

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