Another case of acquired haemophilia linked to COVID-19

The 65-year-old, who had no virus symptoms, ended up in hospital with compartment syndrome that required fasciotomy, US doctors report

A man developed compartment syndrome requiring fasciotomy after likely acquiring haemophilia A from an asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection, US doctors report.

The 65-year-old presented to hospital with acute shortness of breath, chest pain, and a one-week history of atraumatic painful bruising underneath the skin.

He denied prior respiratory infection, but his medical history was significant for congestive heart failure, sick sinus syndrome with a permanent pacemaker, COPD and Hashimoto’s