Vascular occlusions in COVID-19: a case series


Authors: Vojtěch Mezera 1;  Anicet Mahumon Ulrich Kanhounnon 2
Authors‘ workplace: Geriatrické centrum, Pardubická nemocnice 1;  Kardiologické oddělení, Pardubická nemocnice 2
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2021, 10, č. 4: 233-236
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Overview

COVID-19 is associated with a high risk of venous thromboembolism. In addition, cases of arterial thromboembolism were also reported. Here, we report three different patients developing arterial and venous thromboses during COVID-19. Interestingly, the most hidden thrombosis was the only one with a good outcome.

Keywords:

COVID-19 – acute limb ischemia – deep venous thrombosis – arterial occlusion


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