Neuropsychiatric manifestations in a patient with prolonged COVID-19 encephalopathy: case report and literature review.
While the respiratory complications of COVID-19 infection are now well known, psychiatric manifestations are an emerging issue. We report a case of prolonged encephalopathy secondary to COVID-19 which was associated with prominent neuropsychiatric features. The patient went on to develop sub-clinical seizures, a rare but recognised complication of SARS-CoV-2.
CommentsThis article has been published in a revised form in Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine https://doi.org/10.1017/ipm.2021.67. This version is published under a Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND licence. No commercial re-distribution or re-use allowed. Derivative works cannot be distributed. © copyright holder.
Published CitationO'Leary J, McAndrew J, Shukralla A, Murphy KC. Neuropsychiatric manifestations in a patient with prolonged COVID-19 encephalopathy: case report and literature review. Ir J Psychol Med. 2021:1-4.
Publication Date21 September 2021
- Beaumont Hospital
PublisherCambridge University Press
- Accepted Version (Postprint)