Relationship between disease severity and serum IL-6 levels in COVID-19 anosmia

Sanli D. E. T. , Altundag A., Kandemirli S. G. , YILDIRIM D., ŞANLI A. N. , Saatci O., ...Daha Fazla

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY, cilt.42, sa.1, 2021 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: An association between IL-6 levels and cytokine storm syndrome in COVID-19 patients has been suggested. Cases with higher IL-6 levels have more rapid progression and a higher complication rate. On the other hand, COVID-19 cases with anosmia have a milder course of the disease.