High Serum Transaminase Due to COVID-19 Infection COVID-19 Enfeksiyonuna Bağlı Gelişen Serum Transaminaz Yüksekliği

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Akyol A. K., Mustafaoğlu Ö., Güney A. Y., Güder L., Güneş Ö., Gülhan B., ...More

Cocuk Enfeksiyon Dergisi, vol.16, no.4, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/ced.20229611
  • Journal Name: Cocuk Enfeksiyon Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Keywords: COVID-19, elevated transaminase, liver disease
  • Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Affiliated: Yes


Although COVID-19 was first described as a respiratory disease, current data has shown that it is a disease with multisystemic involvement in-cluding respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neurological, hema-tological and immune systems. COVID-19 associated liver injury may be due to various potential mechanisms. Direct viral cytotoxic effect, im-mun mediated injury, drugs, ischemic injury due to hypoxia-hypoperfu-sion are among these mechanisms. Here we present a five year-old male patient who had no known history of liver disease admitted to our clinic due to elevated transaminase during the course of COVID-19 infection.