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Rutgers researchers report 1st instance of COVID-19 triggering recurrent blood clots in arms – News 12 Bronx

Researchers at Rutgers
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School are reporting the first instance of COVID-19
triggering a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people’s
arms.

The study found an 85-year-old man with a previous history of blood
clots in his arms developed the clots again following a COVID-19 diagnosis.

It’s the first study that found the clots happening again in the upper
extremities. Previous reports and studies found the clots recurring in the lower
extremities.

The discovery was published
in the journal Viruses.

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