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Neurologic Complications in Covid-19 infections

As the COVID -19 pandemic spread from Wuhan, China there has been an extensive and urgent gathering of clinical data.  Based on clinical reporting from China, up to 36.4% were found to have neurologic symptoms.

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The most common initial neurological clinical symptom reported by most patients was a loss of the sense of smell.

Other neurologic symptoms include:

Severe headaches

Dizziness

Impaired consciousness

Seizures

Muscle injury leading to pain

The above was reported in JAMA Neurology published online April 10, 2020

 

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