Document Type : Review Paper


Department of Anatomy , College of Medicine, University of Ninevah, Mosul , Iraq


Сorona-virus disease “СOVID-19” is a greatly contagious disease that affect  the public healthiness. It affects the respiratory and many other organs. This study reviews the pathological finding obtained from biopsies and autopsies of "Сovid- 19" infected patients. Different articles and researchers which had been published till July 2022 had been reviewed. Overall, 60 articles were identified as full articles and included in this study. Diffuse alveolar destruction, vascular damage with thrombosis, inflammatory changes in tissues were the chief pathological findings in this review. These differences in the pathological features among patients indicate various mechanisms of organs injuries caused by the virus which may affect  the prognosis and the treatment protocol.


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