CNS manifestations of COVID- 19

A latest trial on CNS manifestations of COVID- 19. SOURCE- THE JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES 413(2020) 116832. Journal home page : www.elsevier.com/locate/jns. Ali A.Asadi --Pooya Epilepsy research center, Shiraz university of medical sciences, Shiraz, IRAN Jefferson comprehensive Epilepsy center, Deptt.of Neurology Thomas Jefferson university of Philadelphia, USA . Leila Simani - Skull base research center, Loghman Hakim Hospital, Shahid Beheshti university of medical SCIENCES, Tehran , IRAN Corona virus is one of the major viruses that primarily targets the human respiratory system, but it also has neuroinvasive capabilities and can spread from the respiratory tract t to the CNS ..The most common symptoms of COVID- 19 , caused by SARS- COV- 2 are fever, cough and fatigue. Other symptoms are headache hemolysis, dypnoea and sometimes diarrhea. Patient may develop Pneumonia, ARDS, Acute cardiac problems and multi organ failure. COVID- 19 pandemic have been associated with neurological manifestations (e.g.febrile seizures, convulsions, change in mental status and encephalitis. Neurotropic and neuroinvasive capabilities of COVID- 19 have been described in humans. Upon nasal infection, corona virus enters the CNS through the olfactory bulb, causing inflammation and demyelination.. While neurological manifestations of COVID- 19 have not been studied appropriately , yet it is highly likely that some of these patients, particularly those who suffer from severe illness, have CNS involvement and neurological manifestations 1. Precise and targeted documentation of the neurological symptoms (headache , dizziness etc) and signs ( change in mental status, meningeal signs etc) , 2.Detailed clinical, neurological and electrophysiological investigations ( e.g EEG) of the patient particularly those with a change in mental status, 3.Attempts to isolate SARS- COV- 2from CSF and autopsies of COVID- 19 victims , May clarify the roles played by the virus in causing neurological manifestations

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Hemoptysis wrongly typed as hemolysis
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