Thromboembolic events as a complication of Covid-19

  • Dr. Dhiraj Giri Junior Resident, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rural Medical College, Loni
  • Dr. Yogendra Sachdev Prof. and HOD, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rural Medical College, Loni
  • Dr Ravindra Kawade Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rural Medical College, Loni
  • Dr. Ganesh Vikhe Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiodiagnosis, Rural Medical College, Loni
Keywords: SARS-CoV2, thrombosis, hypercoagulability


Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2/ Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus 2) infection has emerged as a global health crisis. The incidence of thromboembolic disease is very high in SARS- CoV2 disease and involves multiple organ systems ranging from cutaneous thrombosis to pulmonary embolism, stroke or coronary thrombosis sometimes with catastrophic outcomes. Evidence points towards a key role of thromboembolism, hypercoagulability and overproductionn of proinflammatory cytokines mimicking a “cytokine storm” which leads to multiorgan failure


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DOI: 10.26838/MEDRECH.2022.9.6.629
Published: 2022-11-03
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Giri D, Sachdev Y, Kawade R, Vikhe G. Thromboembolic events as a complication of Covid-19. Med. res. chronicles [Internet]. 2022Nov.3 [cited 2022Nov.27];9(6):350-69. Available from:
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