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
Abstract
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.
Subjects
free text keywords: COVID-19/diagnosis, Child, Humans, Male, SARS-CoV-2, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome/diagnosis
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