Nearly one in five people with COVID-19 may only have gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a review by U of A researchers who also described signs of potential infection that radiologists should watch for in medical imaging scans. (Photo: Getty Images)

Review finds almost 20 per cent of COVID-19 patients only show gastrointestinal symptoms

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Radiologists encouraged to remain watchful for signs of the virus.

Almost one in five patients with COVID-19 may only show gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a review of academic studies published in the journal Abdominal Radiology. The findings of the review suggest abdominal radiologists need to remain vigilant during the pandemic while imaging patients….

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