J Neuroophthalmol 2021 Apr 26. Epub 2021 Apr 26.
Faculty of Medicine (ASD), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Department of Medical Imaging (WCG, AB), Division of Neuroradiology, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; and Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences (JAM), St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Abstract: It is recommended that every patient with a new third nerve palsy undergo urgent neuroimaging (computed tomography angiography or magnetic resonance angiography) to exclude a posterior communicating artery aneurysm. Because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our institution noted a significant decline in the number of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage presenting to the hospital. We report one such example of a patient who developed new-onset severe headache and vomiting and did not seek medical attention because of COVID-19. Read More