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Coronavirus causes large changes in blood coagulability, in particular increases the risk of thrombosis and associated DIC, which in turn can lead to stroke. About this told the “Moskovsky Komsomolets” neurosurgeon Alexei Kashcheev.
He also noted that among the people who have had a recent stroke, the more likely the risk of death from pneumonia.
The doctor revealed the evidence that he has a patient diagnosed with spondylodiscitis of the spine (inflammation of the vertebrae), but he has also been a lot of blood, not typical for this disease. The result of the test for the coronavirus, the patient was positive.
Kashcheev warned that in people with chronic neurological diseases a disease caused by a coronavirus, will be quite severe.
Earlier, the chief pulmonologist of Ministry of health of Russia Sergey Avdeev called the most important symptom is a severe form of coronavirus. In his words, this shortness of breath and no fever and cough.
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