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Online Journal of Neurology and Brain Disorders

Case Report(ISSN: 2637-6628)

Meningoencephalitis and Spontaneous Acute Subdural Haematoma Complicating COVID-19: Report of an Unusual Case and Review of Literature Volume 5 - Issue 1

Muneer Abubaker1, Afshan Hasan1, Suhail Hussain2, Yahya Paksoy3 and Abdul Rafi Mohammed1*

  • 1Consultant Family Physician, Primary Health Care Corporation, Qatar
  • 2Consultant Stroke Physician, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
  • 3Consultant Neuroradiologist, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Received: January 25, 2021;   Published:February 04, 2021

Corresponding author: Abdul Rafi Mohammed, Consultant Family Physician, Primary Health Care Corporation, Qatar

DOI: 10.32474/OJNBD.2021.05.000205

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Neurological complications of COVID-19 are not uncommon and can sometimes be serious and even fatal. We report a case of COVID -19 complicated by meningoencephalitis and spontaneous subdural hematoma requiring emergency craniotomy. Patient had a stormy course in intensive care and eventually died. As far as the authors are aware only handful of COVID-19 patients complicated with subdural hematoma have been previously reported in the literature.

Keywords:COVID-19; Pneumonitis, Intensive Care; Subdural hematoma; Meningoencephalitis; Craniotomy

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