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Covid can trigger blood clots in arms, finds NRI scientist – The Tribune India

Only about 10 percent of blood clots occur in the arms and of those cases only 9 percent recur



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New York, May 15
A team of US researchers led by an Indian American scientist has reported the first instance of Covid-19 triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in a patient’s arms.
The discovery, published in the journal Viruses, improves the understanding of how inflammation caused by Covid can lead to upper extremity blood clots and how best  to treat them.
While there have been reports of lower extremity deep vein thrombosis following Covid-19, this is the first study…

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