COVID-ASSOCIATED ARTHRITIS

The article provides a review of literature data on arthritis associated with a new coronavirus infection. The terminology of COVID-associated arthritis are analyzed. Different pathological mechanisms of genesis are considered. The demographic characteristics of arthritis (age, gender), their clinical features (in particular their localization, course options), phenotypic patterns, performed laboratory and instrumental exams are described in detail. Effectiveness of different approaches to treatment are presented. Strategies for treatment are presented. At the same time, commentaries are being made on the described cases of COVID-associated arthritis. The importance of careful examination of patients with COVID-associated arthritis is suspected to rule out alternative diagnoses.

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Автор(ы): E. A. Mikhnevich