COVID-19 and multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children: keep a high index of suspicion in all inflammatory disorders


  • Fatima Afreen Ahmad Department of Pediatrics, LLRM Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Munesh Tomar Department of Pediatrics, LLRM Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Umang Arora Department of Pediatrics, Hope Hospital, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India



COVID-19, MIS-C, Kawasaki disease, Transverse myelitis, Intravenous immunoglobulins


COVID-19 pandemic put many challenges for the health care professionals and one of that is the multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). This syndrome shares its features with other inflammatory conditions including Kawasaki disease and toxic shock syndrome. We are reporting 4 cases from a tertiary care center in COVID-19 hotspot area in the state of Uttar Pradesh who presented with multiple organ system involvement.



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