Electroencephalogram abnormalities in encephalopathic COVID-19 positive individuals

Takeaway

  • Monomorphic biphasic delta waves of high amplitude may be indicative of COVID-19 related focal encephalopathy.

Why this matters

    Electroencephalogram (EEG) should be considered in COVID-19 infected individuals who present with an altered mental status to determine etiology of brain injury and central nervous system (CNS) disorders.