A Mysterious Tale of Cardiogenic Delirium Induced by COVID-19

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  •   Saquib Navid Siddiqui

Abstract

A novel corona virus (SARS-COV-2) started to spread around the world eventually being declared as a global pandemic crisis by WHO in March,2020. Total number of cases have reached to a staggering 140 million by 17th April, 2021 with sad demise of 4 million of the world population. A few number of patients appear to be suffering from cardiac conductive abnormalities have been noted to be associated with SARS-CoV-2. This case unfolds story of a cardiogenic delirium induced by COVID-19. It’s a roller coaster journey of a 62-year -old gentleman presenting with acute delirium which was later found to be due to low brain tissue perfusion resulting from complete heart block. After ruling out all possible causes for the sudden development of complete heart block we came into conclusion of association of SARS-CoV-2 in the development of complete heart block which retrospectively lead the gentleman to become delirious.


Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, delirium, complete heart block, cardiogenic delirium

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Siddiqui, S. N. (2021). A Mysterious Tale of Cardiogenic Delirium Induced by COVID-19. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 3(3), 8-11. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejmed.2021.3.3.817