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Significant abnormalities found in the eyes of some patients with severe COVID-19

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Researchers using MRI have found significant abnormalities in the eyes of some people with severe COVID-19. The French Society of Neuroradiology initiated a study of 129 patients with severe COVID-19 who underwent brain MRI.

Of the 129 patients, nine (7%) had abnormal MRI findings of the globe, or eyeball. The MRI scans showed one or more nodules in the back part, or posterior pole, of the eyeball. Eight of the nine patients had spent time in the intensive care unit (ICU) for COVID-19.

Radiological Society report

 

 

 

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** This post was originally published on September 6, 2021 **