Patients with vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopaenia (VITT) following the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (Oxford–AstraZeneca) vaccine may present with ischaemic stroke, according to neurologists in the UK. Clinicians at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, report cases of three young patients with VITT who presented with ischaemic stroke. In one case a 35-year old woman developed ...
VITT can include arterial in addition to venous thrombosis, stroke cases suggest
By Michael Woodhead
27 May 2021