Stroke risk, phenotypes, and outcomes associated with COVID-19

Takeaway

  • Stroke is a frequent occurrence among patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), in all age groups, and those with a combination of older age, comorbidities, and severe respiratory symptoms are at much higher risk of stroke-related mortality.

Why this matters

    Understanding frequency, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of cerebrovascular events in patients with COVID-19 will aid in improving patient outcomes.