• SARS-CoV-2 related Acute Necrotising Encephalopathy of Childhood with good response to Tocilizumab in an Adolescent

    7 days ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    Acute Necrotising Encephalopathy of Childhood is a rare para-infectious neurological disorder. It is associated with a high mortality rate and poor neurological outcomes. ANEC is postulated to arise from immune-mediated or metabolic processes driven by viral infections. While there have been some case reports of acute necrotising encephalopathy with SARS-CoV-2 co-infection in adults, paediatric cases are rare.
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