目前已知感染新冠肺炎後所產生的臨床症狀,包括:發燒、乾咳不止、 X光下肺部呈浸潤發炎,喪失嗅味覺,甚至出現腹瀉症狀,但至今尚未有神經方面的臨床症狀的出現。

本篇臨床研究發現一位感染新冠肺炎的病例,可能因感染新冠肺炎而導致急性格林-巴利综合症(Guillain-Barré syndrome)的發生,格林-巴利综合症為一種急性的周邊神經病變,然而,是否發生格林-巴利综合症與新冠肺炎有所關聯,需更多臨床案例來證實。

(財團法人國家衛生研究院 蔡慧如博士摘要整理)

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), originating from Wuhan, is spreading around the world and the outbreak continues to escalate. Patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) typically present with fever and respiratory illness.1 However, little information is available on the neurological manifestations of COVID-19. Here, we report the first case of COVID-19 initially presenting with acute Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Author:Zhao H, Shen D, Zhou H, et al.
原文連結:https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1474442220301095?via%3Dihub

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