A first case of Pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS CoV 2 (PIMS-TS) from Ethiopia

Case report and a review of literature

Authors

  • Tinsae Alemayehu American medical center
  • Dr Suisse Clinic, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Dr St. Peter’s referral hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Keywords:

COVID19, children, PIMS-TS, MIS, Ethiopia, Kawasaki disease

Abstract

Many thousands of children have so far been diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 infection. An uncommon presentation of pediatric COVID-19 is the Pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS CoV 2 (PIMS-TS), also referred as Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). Though more than 35 countries have reported this syndrome, there have been no reports from low- and middle-income countries including Ethiopia. We are reporting the first child from Ethiopia affected by PIMS-TS along with a review of literature concerning its presentation, diagnosis and management.

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2021-03-26