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Revista Ecuatoriana de Neurología

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ORTIZ-PRADO, Esteban et al. Neurological complication of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) Literature Review. Rev Ecuat Neurol [online]. 2020, vol.29, n.2, pp.78-82. ISSN 2631-2581.

Since the diagnosis of the first person infected with SARS-Cov-2, it has quickly spread throughout the world causing a pandemic and putting healthcare systems on maximal alert. Currently, evidence indicates that SARS-Cov-2 infection is not a disease limited to the respiratory system but it can also affect the central nervous system, causing anosmia, headache, seizures, stroke and altered mental status. For this reason, it is important to be aware of the neurological complications associated SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Keywords : SARS-CoV-2; neuroinvasion; neurotropism.

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