Posted by David Horton on June 15, 2020 in Announcements
Gastrointestinal (GI) signs and symptoms are a major presentation component of the novel multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) that is related to coronavirus disease 2019, according to a study published in Gastroenterology.
Prepublication data: Although MIS-C [PIMS in the UK] is characterised by systemic hyperinflammation with fever and multi-system organ dysfunction, GI symptoms are increasingly recognised to be associated with the presentation of MIS-C, potentially confusing the diagnosis of MIS-C with other common, less toxic GI infections and even inflammatory bowel disease, according to Jonathan Miller, MD, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, and Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York, and colleagues.
Posted by David Horton on May 18, 2020 in Announcements
Rapid risk assessment: Paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome and SARS -CoV-2 infection in children
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published a Rapid Risk Assessment on paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome and SARS -CoV-2 infection in children.