Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) News and Updates

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Unexpected Consequence of the Pandemic: MIS-C-Related Cardiac Issues

Published on in Children's Doctor

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In late April 2020, there were reports from the United Kingdom of otherwise healthy children presenting with a severe inflammatory disease similar to Kawasaki disease in the setting of COVID-19. There have been several case definitions since then, and in May 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defined this condition as the multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), which was the diagnosis for our patient.