In the era of the coronavirus disease pandemic, a new disease entity named multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children has emerged. This is a case report of a seven-year-old boy with hyperinflammation and cardiac involvement, compatible with this disease entity. Antibody tests and symptoms indicated previous severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection. The patient was treated according to international guidelines with full symptom resolution. Awareness of this inflammatory syndrome should prompt immediate treatment and could possibly avoid fatal outcomes.
|Translated title of the contribution||Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children after SARS-CoV-2 infection|
|Journal||Ugeskrift for Laeger|
|Publication status||Published - 19. Apr 2021|