– Prion disease is causing problems like brain, erectile dysfunction and hair loss.
New York (EMS). These days a new prion disease is spreading in America. This has been revealed in the study conducted after Corona. According to experts, through thousands of cases during the Corona virus epidemic, it has come to light that if a person is suffering from Covid-19 for a long time, apart from many other diseases, it can also lead to brain, erectile dysfunction and even That can cause hair loss. Experts have found a case in New York where a person died from a fatal brain disease called prion disease, possibly caused by COVID-19 infection. Doctors at Mount Sinai Queens said it is highly likely that COVID contributed to a New York City man developing a deadly prion disease. This study and diagnosis have been published in the American Journal of Case Reports. This case shares details of what happened to a 62-year-old man who was admitted to Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Center, a hospital in New York, after having difficulty walking and showing signs of rapidly progressing dementia.
The study concludes that our case shows a possible association of COVID with neurodegenerative conditions, specifically prion disease. Two months before he was admitted to the hospital, the 62-year-old Queens man began drooling and walking slowly. He was taken to a medical facility only after collapsing at home once he was found unable to walk and talking intermittently. He tested positive for COVID-19 upon admission to the hospital, but showed no symptoms other than typical COVID respiratory symptoms.
A media report quoted the doctor’s notes, saying that after about 3 weeks of hospitalization, the patient gradually became mute and started having difficulty swallowing soft food, for which PEG percutaneous endoscopic Gastrostomy and tube placement was required. Later he developed body spasm related problems with severe pain on passive flexion extension. The note states that six weeks after being admitted to the hospital, the patient was declared dead.