Case series

This case series reviewed the cardiac MRIs of 4 children and adolescents with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), with findings favoring post-infectious myocarditis without signs of coronary abnormalities.  Study took place in France All 4 children underwent transthoracic echocardiography Read More
This case series describes clinical and laboratory characteristics of 58 critically ill children who developed an inflammatory multisystem syndrome during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. All patients were admitted to one of 8 hospitals in England between March 23 and Read More
This case series describes clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of 17 previously healthy SARS-CoV-2-infected children and adolescents who developed an inflammatory phenotype related to COVID-19 but distinct from Kawasaki disease (KD) and toxic shock syndrome (TSS). All patients were under Read More
This study found that during the COVID-19 pandemic, patients presenting for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) were more likely to present late and have lower left ventricle ejection fraction (LVEF) on presentation.   From January 1, 2020, to April 15, 2020, 143 Read More
This case series described 3 patients with typical Guillain-Barre Syndrome preceded by symptoms of (and biologically confirmed) COVID-19, with neurological symptoms appearing within the first 22 days of COVID-19 symptoms.  Patients from Geneva and Lausanne University Hospitals, Switzerland, between March Read More
This case series described two patients who were infected with SARS-CoV-2 who had thrombotic strokes during ongoing anti-coagulation treatment for atrial fibrillation stroke prophylaxis.  Both cases involved men, ages 74 and 84 years old, each with multiple cardiovascular diseases, including Read More
This case series describes characteristics of pregnant women in New York City with confirmed or presumed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection. Beginning March 22, 2020, the authors contacted all pregnant women from one large obstetrical practice in New York City to Read More
This study found that 21 days after a single index SARS-CoV-2 patient at Riley Hospital for Children’s dialysis center, 44% of health care workers had positive SARS-CoV-2 antibodies and 23% of patients had antibodies.  One week before this study began Read More
This is a brief case series study on the placental/membrane SARS-CoV2 RNA PCR swab results of 11 symptomatic mothers with confirmed COVID-19 infection in pregnancy; only 3 were positive for SARS-CoV-2. All charts pregnant women diagnosed with COVID-19 who gave Read More
It appears that the same measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Taiwan have also significantly slowed the spread of influenza. These measures work. Taiwan has been at the forefront of infection control measures to prevent the spread of Read More

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