Arterial thrombotic complications in COVID-19 patients

Stef Levolger*, Reinoud P H Bokkers, Jan Wille, Rogier H J Kropman, Jean-Paul P M de Vries

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Abstract

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a viral respiratory illness caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has been described to predispose to thrombotic disease in both the venous and arterial circulations. We report four cases of an acute arterial occlusion in COVID-19 patients and literature review on the occurrence of arterial thrombosis in patients with COVID-19. Our findings demonstrate that physicians should be vigilant for signs of thrombotic complications in both hospitalized and new COVID-19 patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)454-459
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of vascular surgery cases and innovative techniques
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep-2020

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