Novel Corona Virus and Meningoencephalitis

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  • Nagina Agarwal Department of Medicine, ABVIMS and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33702/cncnr.2021.3.1.2

Abstract

SARS Co V 2 is aptly called novel because uncertainties still cloud its manifestations and treatment, initially thought to be presenting with fever, dry cough, dyspnoea, later causing vomiting, diarrhoea, thrombotic episodes involving blood vessels of lower limbs, heart and brain and then neurological manifestations in form of stroke, GBS, seizures, encephalopathy. Here is presented case report of Covid associated meningoencephalitis in a diabetic female in tertiary care center in Delhi, India.

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https://doi.org/10.1007/s13365-020-00923-3

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Published

2021-03-05

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Case Study