Review Article: Neurologic Manifestations of Post-COVID Synd | 98207

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Review Article: Neurologic Manifestations of Post-COVID Syndrome

Author(s): Priya Malik, V Wagh, K Himabindu Reddy* and Swaroopa Chakole


Respiratory condition COVID-19 pandemic spreads, it is turning out to be progressively apparent that COVID sickness 2019 (COVID-19) isn't restricted to the respiratory framework like difficulty in breathing but different organs can be impacted. Specifically, infection related neurological signs are being accounted for increasingly more oftentimes in like central nervous system autonomic nervous system. Cases of neurological manifestations in patients infected with deadly virus are on the rise, and presentations can be simple like a mild headache to more serious manifestations such as seizure, polyneuropathy, encephalopathy, myopathy and stroke. It can cause post COVID neurological syndrome. It comprises of neurological outcome after COVID 19. Loss of smell, taste, headache are most frequent symptoms. It can pose serious outcome in persons who are affected with this virus. It has been found that persons who get cured of the virus remains dormant in CNS for a very long time and after sometime this virus is able to restart its CNS manifestations. There are also case of Guillain-Barre syndrome in person after recovering from COVID-19 it can be confused with post viral fatigue acute COVID-19 symptoms that last more than 6 weeks are tiredness, loss of memory, headache, chronic fatigue syndrome. It is now clear that COVID has an affinity for nervous system through its various manifestations. Post mortem studies of persons who succumbed to this deadly disease has shown virus particles in CSF which surround brain and spinal cord and also in cytoplasm of neocortex and hypothalamus. It also causes degeneration of neuron, cell death.

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