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: 2020: Vol 7 No 6 (view)


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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 2020;7 doi:10.12890/2020_001732.

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