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MeSH Disease

Disease (1)

Stroke (1)

Fever (1)

Hemiplegia (1)

Infarction (1)

Human Phenotype



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    COVID-19 and Ischemic Stroke HP Stroke MESHD

    Authors: Amira Sidig; Khabab Abbasher; Hussien Abbasher; Radi Tofaha Alhusseini; Mohamed Elsayed; Mohammed Abbasher; Sufian Khalid M. N; Khalid Hajnoor; Mohammed Malekaldar; Mutaz F. Digna; Abbasher Hussien; Omer Eladil A. Hamid

    doi:10.21203/ Date: 2020-07-26 Source: ResearchSquare

    Background: SARS-CoV-2 causes COVID-19 disease MESHD. It was identified in December 2019 and rapidly evolved into a pandemic. During the outbreak of COVID-19, researches demonstrated its effect on many systems, including the nervous system. In our clinic, we have reported an impact of SARS-CoV-2, causing the ischaemic stroke MESHD stroke HP.Case Report: A 62-year-old Sudanese male TRANS with some comorbidities brought to the A&E with fever MESHD fever HP, chest symptoms, and acute evolving left-sided hemiplegia MESHD hemiplegia HP power grade 0/5 MRCS with left upper motor neuron facial palsy HP. Investigations: CT brain: right middle cerebral artery MCA infarction MESHD. CT- chest: bilateral ground-glass appearance. COVID-19 Test was positive. elevated D-dimer and C-reactive protein.Discussion: A retrospective study of data from the COVID-19 outbreak in China showed that the incidence of stroke MESHD stroke HP among hospitalized patients was approximately 5%. The fact that COVID-19 is an acute inflammatory condition associated with an increased incidence of fatty plaques formation, injury of the vascular wall, and hypercoagulability HP, causing brain infarct can be a reasonable hypothesis.ConclusionPatients with COVID-19 are at increased risk of thrombo-embolization, leading to arterial and venous cerebrovascular accident. This case report enhances the importance of further studies to clarify the relationship between stroke MESHD stroke HP and COVID-19.

    Guillain Barr e syndrome MESHD in COVID-19:A scoping review

    Authors: Imran Ahmad; Farooq Azam Rathore

    doi:10.1101/2020.06.13.20130062 Date: 2020-06-16 Source: medRxiv

    Introduction The novel coronavirus (COVID19) can result in several neurological complications. Guillain-Barre Syndrome MESHD (GBS) is one of them and has been reported from different parts of the world in this pandemic. It is an acute post-infectious polyneuropathy MESHD polyneuropathy HP. The review aims to summarize the demographic features, clinical presentation, diagnostics workup, and management strategies of COVID-19 associated GBS reported in the literature. Material and method We searched Medline, PubMed Central, SCOPUS, and Google Scholar using pre-defined keywords, with no time limits and in the English language only. We aimed to include all kinds of manuscripts. The last search was done on 18th May 2020. Demographics, clinical features, diagnostic workup, management, and outcomes were documented in the datasheet. Results We identified 24 cases of COVID-19 associated GBS. Most of the cases were reported from Italy followed by the USA. The majority were males TRANS (18 /24) The age TRANS ranged from 23 -84 years. The clinical presentation was typical sensory-motor GBS in most. Nine patients had facial palsy HP of which five had bilateral involvement. Two patients had bilateral abducent nerve palsy while two presented as paraparetic GBS variant with autonomic dysfunction. Electrodiagnostics was performed in 17 patients only and 12 had typical features of acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy MESHD polyneuropathy HP. Intravenous immunoglobulins were the preferred mode of treatment in most of the patient. There was one death MESHD, and most were discharged to rehabilitation or home. Conclusion GBS is a frequent neurological complication associated with COVID-19. There is no clear causative relationship between GBS, and COVID-19 at present, and more data are needed to establish the casualty. However, most cases have a post-infectious onset with male TRANS preponderance. Most of the cases have a typical presentation but some may present in an atypical way. Prognosis is generally good.

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MeSH Disease
Human Phenotype

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