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Pediatric Case of Severe COVID-19 With Shock and Multisystem Inflammation
Cureus ; 12(6):e8915-e8915, 2020.
Article | WHO COVID | ID: covidwho-693652
While the majority of pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases have not been critical, occurrences of a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) have been emerging as the pandemic progresses Herein, we report our experience with a pediatric COVID-19 case that presented with shock and multisystem inflammation Our patient notably had multiple negative severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assays but tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody This case not only highlights the utility of SARS-CoV-2 IgG in the diagnosis of COVID-19 when RT-PCR is negative but suggests MIS-C may be a post-infectious immune-mediated process





Full text: Available Database: WHO COVID Type: Article Journal: Cureus Year: 2020