COVID-19 Infection and Arterial Thrombosis: Report of Three Cases

Balraj Singh, Ragia Aly, Parminder Kaur, Sachin Gupta, Rahul Vasudev, Hartaj Singh Virk, Fayez Shamoon, Mahesh Bikkina

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Abstract

Thrombotic complications associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been described; these have mainly included venous thromboembolic events. Limited literature is available regarding arterial thrombosis. Acute limb ischemia is associated with severe complications that can result in significant morbidity and mortality. Herein, we report 3 cases of COVID-19 infection complicated by arterial thrombosis in the form of acute limb ischemia. Our case series adds to the limited literature regarding arterial thrombosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)314-317
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Vascular Surgery
Volume70
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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