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Case Report Volume 7 Issue 8

Case Report: A Case of Post-covid19 Encephalitis Presented with Tonic-Clonic Seizures

Lamees Khalil*, Layth Al-Karaja, Amani W Alirr, Isra AA Baniodeh, Su’ad M Udwan, Rua MA Hussein and Ihab Sa'di Dababseh

Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine

*Corresponding Author: Lamees Khalil, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine.

Received: June 29, 2023; Published: July 05, 2023


COVID-19 infection causes multiple manifestations, including respiratory, gastrointestinal, and others. In our case, we concentrate on neurological manifestations such as cerebrovascular accidents, and encephalitis.

Postinfectious encephalitis is an immune-mediated disease that appears weeks after infection it presents with seizures and confusion, with MRI, EEG, and CSF analysis, the diagnosis can be made, using IVIG and steroids can treat the disease.

At first, our case presented with pneumonia, but one week later, she developed tonic-clonic seizures. With multiple investigations and laboratory findings, the diagnosis of post covid encephalitis was considered and treated effectively.

 Keywords: COVID-19; Central Nervous System (CNS)


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Citation: Lamees Khalil., et al. “Case Report: A Case of Post-covid19 Encephalitis Presented with Tonic-Clonic Seizures”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.8 (2023): 23-28.


Copyright: © 2023 Lamees Khalil., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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