Ischemic stroke is a rare finding in COVID-19 infected patients: A case report
Coronavirus has become a global pandemic and causing huge number of mortalities due to variety of complications. Presentations from COVID-19 infection vary from mild respiratory symptoms, fever, pulmonary embolism, heart attacks and neurological manifestations to deadly acute respiratory distress syndrome. A case of elderly patient who was diagnosed as having COVID-19 infection with mild symptoms who was then admitted in hospital for the treatment of COVID-19 infection and then developed a massive ischemic stroke during the hospital stay. Coronavirus disease can present with atypical features for which clinicians should be aware of; so that the diagnosis and treatment should not be delayed and patient can receive maximum benefit with special emphasis on anticoagulant therapy in minimal symptomatic infection.
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