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Microvascular Injury in the Brains of Patients with Covid-19


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Microvascular Injury in the Brains of Patients with Covid-19



We conducted postmortem high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (magnetic resonance microscopy) of the brains of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) (median age, 50 years) and histopathological examination that focused on microvascular changes in the olfactory bulb and brain stem.




Lee, Myoung-Hwa, Daniel P. Perl, Govind Nair, Wenxue Li, Dragan Maric, Helen Murray, Stephen J. Dodd, Alan P. Koretsky, Jason A. Watts, Vivian Cheung, Eliezer Masliah, Iren Horkayne-Szakaly, Robert Jones, Michelle N. Stram, Joel Moncur, Marco Hefti, Rebecca D. Folkerth, and Avindra Nath. 2020. "Microvascular Injury in the Brains of Patients with Covid-19." New England Journal of Medicine 384 (5):481-3.


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