Neurological implications of COVID-19: A review of the science and clinical guidance

Lynn Tan, Zhiliang Caleb Lin, Jason Ray, Robb Wesselingh, Thomas J. Oxley, James McFadyen, Mahima Kapoor, Elspeth Hutton

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COVID-19 is a significant global health burden. The pulmonary morbidity and mortality of COVID-19 is well described, however, there is mounting evidence of neurological manifestations of SARS-CoV-2, which may be of prognostic significance. This paper summarises the available evidence in order to provide clinicians with a concise summary of the peripheral and central neurological manifestations of COVID-19, discusses specific issues regarding the management of chronic neurological disease in the context of the pandemic, and provides a summary of the thrombotic implications of the disease for the neurologist.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere000101
Number of pages7
JournalBMJ Neurology Open
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


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