Postcovid syndrome in the practice of a therapist


Associate Professor V. Skvortsov, MD; A. Tumarenko, Candidate of Medical Sciences; E. Skvortsova; D. Shtonda
Volgograd State Medical University

Postcoid syndrome (post-COVID-19 syndrome, Long COVID, post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, PASC, chronic COVID syndrome, CCS, long-haul COVID) is a consequence of a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), in which up to 20% of people who have had a coronavirus infection suffer from long-term symptoms lasting up to 12 weeks or longer. Postcoid syndrome is represented in ICD 10 by code U09.9 «Condition after COVID-19, unspecified.» There is no universal consensus on the definition of postcoid syndrome. Some authors suggest that the subacute period begins three weeks after the onset of symptoms, since the average duration of a positive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in symptomatic patients is estimated at 24 days.

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