• Some Adults Have Shown Symptoms Of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome - What You Need To Know

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    By now, most of us have heard of MIS-C, the multisystem inflammatory syndrome that affects children who either have an active COVID-19 infection or had a COVID-19 infection a few weeks prior to developing MIS-C. The condition is rare-as of October 15, just over 1,000 cases were reported in 44 states, according to the CDC. In certain cases, MIS-C can be fatal .
    But in early October, the CDC released a report warning physicians and medical personnel about a similar condition that can strike adults-Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults, also known as MIS-A. One expert warned, “This...
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  • Study highlights overlapping symptoms of MIS-C, other illnesses

    Study highlights overlapping symptoms of MIS-C, other illnesses

    1 month ago - By Healio

    A study presented at IDWeek underscored the need to identify clinical and laboratory features that distinguish multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children from other similar illnesses, researchers said.
    Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children is a newly reported condition that has been associated with COVID-19.
    In a study that included 39 children aged between 2 and 12 years who were being evaluated for MIS-C, Jeffrey Campbell, MD, a clinical pediatric infectious diseases fellow at Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues reported that 19 were diagnosed with MIS-C per
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