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2022 May 24




Intracranial Aneurysm Rupture after SARS-CoV2 Infection: Case Report and Review of Literature.


Khan D, Naderi S, Ahmadi M, Ghorbani A, Cornelius J F, Hänggi D, Muhammad S
Pathogens. 2022 May 24; 11(6).
PMID: 35745471.


SARS-CoV virus infection results in a dysbalanced and severe inflammatory response with hypercytokinemia and immunodepression. Viral infection triggers systemic inflammation and the virus itself can potentially cause vascular damage, including blood-brain barrier (BBB) disruption and alterations in the coagulation system, which may result in cardiovascular and neurovascular events. Here, we review the literature and present a case of COVID-19 infection leading to an aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH).