Citations : Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated With COVID-19 With Neurologic Manifestations in a Child: A Brief Report

Dated: Oct 01, 2020

Publication Name: The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal

Although first considered a benign infection, recent studies have disclosed severe and potentially lethal inflammatory manifestations of COVID-19 in children. We report the case of a 4-year-old child with a post-infectious multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19, with a Kawasaki-like shock and prominent neurologic features, for whom a cytokine storm and reduced brain-derived neurotrophic factor were well documented.

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Contributors: De Paulis, Milena MD, MSc*,†; Oliveira, Danielle Bruna Leal PhD‡; Vieira, Rodolfo P. PhD§,¶; Pinto, Isabella Coutinho MD*; Machado, Rafael Rahal Guaragna BSc‡; Cavalcanti, Mariana Pauferro MD*; Soares, Camila Pereira BSc‡; de Araujo, Ananda Medeiros Pereira MD*; Araujo, Danielle Bastos PhD‡; Bachi, Andre Luis Lacerda PhD‖,**; Leal, Fabyano Bruno BSc‡; Dorlass, Erick Gustavo MSc‡; Gilio, Alfredo Elias MD, PhD*,†; Durigon, Edison Luiz PhD‡; Barreira, Eliane Roseli MD, PhD*,††