Cerebrovascular Disease in COVID-19

Michael F. Goldberg, Morton F. Goldberg, R. Cerejo, A. H. Tayal

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Abstract

Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) is a pandemic originating in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Early reports suggest that there are neurologic manifestations of COVID-19, including acute cerebrovascular disease. We report a case of COVID-19 with acute ischemic stroke. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of COVID-19-related cerebral infarcts that includes brain imaging at multiple time points and CT angiography. There is a growing body of published evidence that complications of COVID-19 are not limited to the pulmonary system. Neuroradiologists should be aware of a wide range of neurologic manifestations, including cerebrovascular disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1170-1172
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume41
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2020

Keywords

  • ACA anterior cerebral artery
  • ACE2 angiotensin converting enzyme 2
  • COVID-19 coronavirus disease 19
  • SARS-CoV-2 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus-2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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