Children who at first did not appear to contract COVID-19 have been found to exhibit a more serious illness that has now been reported worldwide. Two experts offer guidance on recognizing and treating multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
A 7-month-old male with severe hemophilia A (less than 1% factor VIII [FVIII] activity) presented to his pediatrician with fussiness and inability to sleep for 3 days. He had received his influenza vaccine 3 days earlier. What's the diagnosis?
Since late April, more and more cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) have been found around the United States. A report from Italy provides more information on how it differs from Kawasaki disease.
Children with certain conditions are living years or decades longer than they previously could, thanks to medical advances. A new investigation looks at the long-reaching impact of congenital heart surgery.