Long-Haul Post-COVID-19 Symptoms Presenting as a Variant of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: The Swedish Experience

JACC Case Rep. 2021 Apr;3(4):573-580. doi: 10.1016/j.jaccas.2021.01.009. Epub 2021 Mar 10.


Major clinical centers in Sweden have witnessed an inflow of patients with chronic symptoms following initial outpatient care for coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) infection, suggestive of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. This report presents the first case series of 3 Swedish patients diagnosed with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome more than 3 months after the primary COVID-2019 infections. (Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.).

Keywords: BP, blood pressure; COVID-19 infection; COVID-19, coronavirus disease-2019; HR, heart rate; POTS, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome; SARS-CoV-2, severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2; autonomic dysfunction; complications; orthostatic intolerance; postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.

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