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2021 May 17

Diabetes Metab Syndr



Cerebral venous thrombosis in COVID-19.


Ghosh R, Roy D, Mandal A, Pal S K, Chandra Swaika B, Naga D, Pandit A, Ray B K, Benito-León J
Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2021 May 17; 15(3):1039-1045.
PMID: 34015627.


Initially, novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) was considered primarily a respiratory pathogen. However, with time it has behaved as a virus with the potential to cause multi-system involvement, including neurological manifestations. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVT) has increasingly been reported in association with coronavirus infectious disease of 2019 (COVID-19). Here, we have shed light upon CVT and its possible mechanisms in the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.