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In China, revealed a case of destruction of the novel coronavirus in the Central nervous system of the person

In China, revealed a case of destruction of the novel coronavirus in the Central nervous system of the person

Physicians at the infectious diseases hospital of Beijing, the "temple of earth" world's first recorded defeat by a new type of coronavirus Central nervous system. The patient was diagnosed with pneumonia and encephalitis.
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Physicians at the infectious diseases hospital of Beijing, the "temple of earth" world's first recorded defeat by a new type of coronavirus Central nervous system. The patient was diagnosed with pneumonia and encephalitis.

February 25, from the medical institution and was discharged the patient cured caused by coronavirus, a new type of pneumonia and encephalitis. Treatment the patient was supervised by the head of the intensive care unit of the hospital "you" Liu Jing. He noticed that the patient was detected with a disorder of consciousness must be taken into account that the virus may affect the Central nervous system.
As said Liu Jing, earlier physicians were aware that pneumonia caused by coronavirus, a new type can lead to complications of the respiratory system, injury, infarction, disorders of the circulatory system, damage to kidneys, liver and many other organs, but cases of coronavirus lesions of the Central nervous system the world of medicine not recorded.

Patient history

56-year-old patient was admitted to ICU on January 24 with respiratory failure in critical condition. Medication did not help, and the condition of the patient on the background of degradation of the lung deteriorated.
Through 96 hours after admission to the hospital and on the 14th day of the disease the patient was identified convulsions of the limbs and facial muscles, prolonged hiccups, slow pupillary response, and other uncharacteristic pneumonia symptoms.
He also had recorded the disorder of consciousness until slipping into a coma.
Experts conducted additional tests and diagnosed the patient with viral encephalitis, and established the presence of coronavirus in the cerebrospinal fluid of the patient.
After that, the doctors adjusted the course of treatment, and the patient's condition began to improve.
February 18 (on the 32nd day of illness) he was transferred from intensive care unit to the infectious diseases Department.