Late post-COVID syndrome: clinical complications beyong 12 weeks

Shynar S. Nurusheva 1 * , Saule T. Abisheva 1, Anilim B. Abisheva 1, Kristina S. Rutskaya-Moroshan 1, Serik A. Shaimerdenov 2
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1 NJSC «Astana Medical University», Department of Family Medicine №1, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
2 City polyclinic №4, Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
* Corresponding Author
J CLIN MED KAZ, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp. 9-13.
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The persistent and diverse manifestations of post-COVID syndrome present a significant challenge for global healthcare. Beyond the acute phase of infection, individuals continue to grapple with lingering symptoms affecting various organ systems, including the respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, and endocrine systems. In the respiratory realm, symptoms such as cough, dyspnea, and fatigue endure, particularly in those with a history of severe COVID-19. The cardiovascular impact manifests as chest pain, arrhythmias, and heightened risks of thromboembolic events, emphasizing the intricate connection between COVID-19 and cardiovascular complications. Neurological complications, ranging from headaches to more severe disorders, further contribute to the complex sequelae of post-COVID syndrome. Additionally, disruptions in the endocrine system, including new-onset diabetes and thyroid abnormalities, pose long-term challenges for affected individuals. The review discusses the clinical management challenges posed by the multifaceted nature of post-COVID complications and the necessity for tailored multidisciplinary approaches. A holistic and compassionate response to the long-term effects of COVID-19 requires collaboration across healthcare professionals, researchers and the broader community. By navigating these challenges collectively, we can pave the way for a more comprehensive and effective approach to post-COVID care.


Nurusheva SS, Abisheva ST, Abisheva AB, Rutskaya-Moroshan KS, Shaimerdenov SA. Late post-COVID syndrome: clinical complications beyong 12 weeks. J CLIN MED KAZ. 2024;21(1):9-13.


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