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2022 05

Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm



Peripheral Neuropathy Evaluations of Patients With Prolonged Long COVID.


Oaklander A L, Mills AJ, Kelley M, Toran LS, Smith B, Dalakas MC, Nath A
Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2022 05; 9(3).
PMID: 35232750.


Recovery from severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection appears exponential, leaving a tail of patients reporting various long COVID symptoms including unexplained fatigue/exertional intolerance and dysautonomic and sensory concerns. Indirect evidence links long COVID to incident polyneuropathy affecting the small-fiber (sensory/autonomic) axons.