The outbreak of a novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has affected millions of people, and a significant percentage have died. In this report, we describe a young healthy patient with COVID-19 who progressed rapidly and had cerebral venous thrombosis without any known risk factors. The patient presented with classical high fever and cough complaints. After 1 week, he needed invasive mechanical ventilation, and, due to his impaired consciousness, we performed brain magnetic resonance imaging, which detected cerebral venous thrombosis. It is known that COVID-19 causes thrombotic/thromboembolic events in several ways. Cerebrovascular involvement should be taken into account, especially in patients with COVID-19 who show some neurological symptoms, in order to initiate proper investigation and treatment.
COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, cerebral venous thrombosis
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