Neurological implications of SARS-CoV-2 infection: review of literature

Isabella D’Andrea Meira, Caroline Bittar Braune, Gabriel R. de Freitas, Guilherme Sperling Torezani, Gutemberg Augusto Cruz dos Santos, Karina Lebeis Pires, Shenia Sbardellotto Colnaghi Novis


The infection caused by the new coronavirus had its first case described in December 2019, in Wuhan, China, and reached a pandemic status in March 2020. Since then, knowledge about the different aspects of this infection has evolved, as well as increased reports concerning related neurological manifestations. Thus, the neurologist assumes a fundamental role in the care of these patients, who may have a clinical phenotype that goes beyond respiratory aspects. In the present study, we highlight the data available in the literature so far regarding the main neurological implications related to COVID-19 infection, in addition to calling attention for some aspects related to patients with previous neurological diseases who contract this infection.



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