U.S., international MIS-C studies yield disparate results
June 18, 2021
The two real-world observational studies were published online in The New England Journal of Medicine.
MIS-C follow-up proves challenging across pediatric hospitals
March 8, 2021
First came the challenge of figuring out the best treatment regimen for patients with MIS-C. Then physicians had to think about follow-up.
Higher cardiovascular risks in Kawasaki disease persist 10-plus years
November 8, 2020
Researchers evaluated the incidence of myocardial infarction, stroke, death, and more in a follow-up study of Kawasaki disease survivors, compared to unaffected children.
First reported U.S. case of COVID-19 linked to Guillain-Barré syndrome
June 24, 2020
The unique clinical features in the U.S. case are urinary retention secondary to dysautonomia and ocular symptoms of diplopia.
Two rare neurologic conditions linked to COVID-19
April 29, 2020
Two variants of Guillain-Barré syndrome—Miller Fisher syndrome and polyneuritis cranialis—have been linked with COVID-19 infection.
First case of COVID-19 presenting as Guillain-Barré reported
April 9, 2020
A case report from China suggests a possible association between GBS and SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Zika virus: Birth defects rose fourfold in U.S. hardest-hit areas
January 27, 2020
U.S. jurisdictions without local transmission of the virus saw no increase in infants born with brain abnormalities and/or microcephaly or with eye abnormalities.
Hospital slashes S. aureus vancomycin resistance
August 7, 2019
LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA – Staphylococcus aureus resistance to vancomycin is not a one-way street ending in a cliff plunge.
CDC: Look for early symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis, report suspected cases
July 9, 2019
The average age of a patient diagnosed with AFM is 5 years
Fever, intestinal symptoms may delay diagnosis of Kawasaki disease in children
October 31, 2018
Consider Kawasaki disease in children who present with unexplained high fever and abdominal pain.