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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children ved COVID-19-infektion


Ulla Birgitte Hartling1, Helle Andersen1, Anna Christine Nilsson2, Peter Toftedal1 & Dorthe Grosen1

1) H.C. Andersen Børnehospital, Odense Universitetshospital, 2) Klinisk Immunologisk Afdeling, Odense Universitetshospital

Ugeskr Læger 2020;182:V06200431

UgeskrLæger 2020;182:V06200431
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children after SARS-CoV-2 infection

Ulla Birgitte Hartling, Helle Andersen, Anna Christine Nilsson, Peter Toftedal & Dorthe Grosen

Ugeskr Læger 2020;182:V06200431

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.

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