Psychosis and Bilateral Peripheral Facial Palsy Associated With COVID-19

Carla Jevoux, Abouch Krymchantowski, Raimundo Pereira Silva-Neto, Ervin Michelstaedter Cotrik, Antonio Egidio Nardi, Joao Pedro Gomes, Ana Gabriela Krymchantowski


Neuropsychiatric disorders associated with coronavirus infections emerged with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. We describe the clinical, laboratory and radiological features of a patient who presented, after recent COVID-19, two rare neuropsychiatric manifestations: a brief psychotic break followed by severe bilateral peripheral facial palsy.

J Med Cases. 2022;13(11):525-529


Complications of COVID-19; Neuropsychiatric disorders; Psychiatric disorder; Psychosis; Facial diplegia; Facial paralysis

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