Decrease in Pain Perception During Acute SARS-CoV-2 Infection

A Case Series

Lisa Hentsch; Patrick Stancu; Gilles Allali; Karl-Olof Lövblad; Johannes A. Lobrinus; Sara Cocetta; Sophie Pautex; Marjolaine Uginet; Jacques Serratrice; Matteo Coen


Pain. 2022;163(6):1019-1022. 

In This Article

Materials and Methods

Clinical information was personally retrieved by the authors, who also examined the patients. Brain MRI was performed when deemed necessary by the referring physician. Autopsy, when conducted, was performed at the request of family members. All 3 patients were hospitalized between October 2020 and January 2021, ie, at the peak of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, at the University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland. A summary of all 3 cases can be found in Table 1.