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Microhemorrhagic lesions and impregnation in the olfactory bulbs are detected on MRI in patients with COVID-19 by Brazilian researchers and a study is published in the American Journal Of Neuroradiology (AJNR)

One of the most renowned scientific journals in the world (AJNR) accepted on June 1st and published an article with new findings that were described by Brazilian researchers related to microhemorrhagic lesions and, probably, also, impregnation in the olfactory bulbs of patients with COVID-19 with or without anosmia. The title of the article is “Anosmia in COVID-19 associated with injury to the olfactory bulbs evident on MRI”. “The article suggests the use of the technique “coronal with thin cuts T1 with fat suppression” to try to detect these lesions in the olfactory bulbs that can help to suspect the diagnosis of COVID19, mainly when the patient is being investigated by MRI with headache. refractory of cause to be clarified with or without other complaints or signs”, informs Dr. Maria de Fátima Viana Vasco Aragão, second secretary of the CBR and author of the article together with doctors Mariana de Carvalho, Océlio Queiroga Cartaxo, Tatiana Moreira Fonseca and Marcelo Moraes Valença. Access: https://cbr.org.br/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/0718-1.pdf