COVID-19 infection produces subarachnoid hemorrhage; acting now to understand its cause: A short communication


BATÇIK O. E. , KANAT A. , Cankay T. U. , Ozturk G., KAZANCIOĞLU L. , KAZDAL H. , ...Daha Fazla

Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, cilt.202, 2021 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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© 2021 Elsevier B.V.In the medical literature, some case reports on the association of the COVID-19 infection and occurrence of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)have been reported Aim of the present paper is to search the causes of this association The diagnosis of COVID-19 was based on the real-time reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test and computed tomography (CT) of the chest. There were four patients, whose median ages were 46,758, ranged 36–54 years). In conclusion, Spontaneous SAH can occur in the early and late course of COVID-19 infection. Its early recognition of the patient with spontaneous SAH is imperative.