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Table 1 Characteristics of the Patients

From: Prolonged migraine aura resembling ischemic stroke following CoronaVac vaccination: an extended case series

Characteristics Patient 1 Patient 2 Patient 3 Patient 4 Patient 5 Patient 6 Patient 7 Patient 8
Age (year) 24 24 42 48 47 29 29 40
Sex Female Male Female Female Male Female Female Female
Past medical history Hypertension Graves’ Disease endometriosis SLE
History of migraine Current medication (s) Yes Yes Yes -candesartan, atenolol -methimazole -contraceptive pills Yes
hydroxychloroquine
BMI 32.8 37.18 39.04 24.03 37.58 19.14 20.02 18.9
Symptom onset after vaccination 20 min 1 day 7 h 1 day 2 h 7 days 7 days 6 h
Side of injection Left Left Left Left Left Left Left Left
Type of vaccine CoronaVac CoronaVac CoronaVac CoronaVac CoronaVac CoronaVac CoronaVac CoronaVac
Side of neuro deficit Left Left Right Left Right Right Left Left
Symptoms & signs
 Sensory: location Tingling progress to numbness at Lt. arm, leg Numbness Lt. side of face, neck, arm Numbness Lt. Side of face, neck, arm Tingling progress to numbness at Rt. fingertips, hand, perioral, foot Rt. side of face, perioral and Rt. leg numbness Tingling and numbness at Lt. face, perioral, arm, leg Tingling at Lt. arm progress to numbness perioral, Lt. cheek
 Sensory: progression 15 mins Within 1 h Not known 6 h Few mins 10 mins 1 h
 Motor Lt. hemiparesis grade 3 Lt hemiparesis grade 4 Rt. Hemiparesis grade 4 Lt. arm monoparesis grade 4 Asymmetric nasolabial folds
 Headache Lt. temporal pulsatile headache 1 day later Lt. temporal & occipital headache 1 day later Rt. temporal & periorbital headache 1 day later Occipital headache on the same day
 Nausea/vomiting Yes Yes
 Dizziness/vertigo Yes
 Visual phenomena flashing light blurred vision
Symptom duration (days) 10 2 3 14 4 4 5 12
MRI no infarction no infarction no infarction no infarction no infarction no infarction no infarction no infarction
MRA mild irregularity no abnormalities no abnormalities no abnormalities no abnormalities no abnormalities no abnormalities no abnormalities