Published time: 28 April 2020
Authors: Thomas J. Oxley, M.D., J. Mocco, M.D., Shahram Majidi, M.D., Christopher P. Kellner, M.D., Hazem Shoirah, M.D., I. Paul Singh, M.D., Reade A. De Leacy, M.D., Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, M.D., Travis R. Ladner, M.D., Kurt A. Yaeger, M.D., Maryna Skliut, M.D., Jesse Weinberger, M.D., Neha S. Dangayach, M.D., Joshua B. Bederson, M.D., Stanley Tuhrim, M.D., Johanna T. Fifi, M.D.
Keywords: Social distancing, Covid-19, Coronavirus, youngest patient, SARS-CoV-2
We report five cases of large-vessel stroke in patients younger than 50 years of age who presented to our health system in New York City. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection was diagnosed in all five patients.
Large-Vessel Stroke as a Presenting Feature of Covid-19 in the Young