Medical Reports & Case Studies

ISSN - 2572-5130

Joselito B. Diaz

Department of Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines


  • Case Report   
    Spontaneous Non-Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage as Initial Presentation of COVID-19: A Case Report
    Author(s): Efraime S. Mercado* and Joselito B. Diaz*

    Introduction: Cerebrovascular events have been reported in patients with COVID-19, with ischemic being more common than hemorrhagic strokes. We present an asymptomatic elderly with spontaneous non-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage who was subsequently diagnosed with COVID-19 critical pneumonia. Spontaneous non-aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage as an initial manifestation of SARS-CoV-2 infection is yet to be documented. Objectives: This report presents a 75-year-old female with spontaneous nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage as initial finding in a background of SARS-CoV-2 infection. We reviewed related literatures that will give insights on the dilemmas encountered in determining the association of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage as a manifestation of COVID-19. Case presentation: A 75-year-old female was br.. View More»

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