publication . Article . 2021

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children ved COVID-19-infektion

Hartling, Ulla Birgitte; Andersen, Helle; Nilsson, Anna Christine; Toftedal, Peter; Grosen, Dorthe;
Closed Access Danish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Country: Denmark
In the era of the coronavirus disease pandemic, a new disease entity named multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children has emerged. This is a case report of a seven-year-old boy with hyperinflammation and cardiac involvement, compatible with this disease entity. Antibody tests and symptoms indicated previous severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. The patient was treated according to international guidelines with full symptom resolution. Awareness of this inflammatory syndrome should prompt immediate treatment and could possibly avoid fatal outcomes.
free text keywords: COVID-19/diagnosis, Child, Humans, Male, SARS-CoV-2, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome/diagnosis
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