A case of acute myelitis as a neurological complication of COVID-19
Keywords:COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, myelitis, neurological manifestations of COVID-19
Pandemic of coronavirus infection 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with severe acute respiratory syndrome caused by coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Recent evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 exhibits neurotropic properties and causes neurological diseases. Neurological manifestations such as impaired consciousness, stroke and seizures have been reported in patients with COVID-19. However, these manifestations are not necessarily associated with direct infection of the peripheral or central nervous system but may occur secondary to a severe systemic reaction in response to a viral infection outside the nervous system.
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