Fatal Ischaemic Stroke During COVID-19 and Acute Lung Injury

  • Iris Duroi Department of Cardiology, AZ Glorieux, Ronse, Belgium
  • Frederik Van Durme Department of Cardiology, AZ Glorieux, Ronse, Belgium
  • Tony Bruyns Department of Anesthesiology, AZ Glorieux, Ronse, Belgium
  • Sofie Louage Department of Anesthesiology, AZ Glorieux, Ronse, Belgium
  • Alex Heyse Department of Cardiology, AZ Glorieux, Ronse, Belgium http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6364-6074

Keywords

COVID-19, stroke, acute respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, thrombosis

Abstract

Severe COVID-19 may predispose to both venous and arterial thrombosis. We describe a patient with acute ischaemic stroke while suffering from COVID-19 and respiratory failure, necessitating mechanical ventilation. Deep sedation may delay diagnosis.

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  • Published: 2020-05-26

    Issue: Vol 7 No 6 (view)

    Section: Articles

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    Duroi I, Van Durme F, Bruyns T, Louage S, Heyse A. Fatal Ischaemic Stroke During COVID-19 and Acute Lung Injury. EJCRIM [Internet]. 2020May26 [cited 2020Sep.19];7(6). Available from: https://ejcrim.com/index.php/EJCRIM/article/view/1732

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