Document Type : Case Reports


1 nfertility Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

2 Social Security Organization, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Colorectal Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

4 Department of Medical Journalism, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


Background: The latest outbreak of coronavirus (2019-nCoV), emerging in Wuhan, China, has spread exponentially in 2019. Management of gallbladder stones during COVID-19 pandemic may be challenging. We report an Iranian COVID-19 Case in a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Patient.
Case presentation: In the present study, we documented a case of COVID-19 in an Iranian patient for laparoscopic cholecystectomy and established the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments of the case in order to provide non-emergent surgical procedure triage guidelines.
Conclusion: This case highlights the importance of good collaboration between doctors and the authorities of public health in Iran, plus the demand for urgent exchange of clinical experience and knowledge with regard to the treatment of this infectious disease.


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