COVID-19 Publications

A 55-day-old female infant infected with 2019 novel Coronavirus Disease: presenting with pneumonia, liver injury, and heart damage

Tags: , , , , | March 30th, 2020

Background Previous studies on the pneumonia outbreak caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were mainly based on information from adult populations. Limited data are available for children with COVID-19, especially for infected infants.

Methods We report a 55-day-old case with COVID-19 confirmed in China and describe the identification, diagnosis, clinical course, and treatment of the patient, including the disease progression from day 7 to day 11 of illness.

Results This case highlights that children with COVID-19 can also present with multiple organ damage and rapid disease changes.

Conclusions When managing such infant patients with COVID-19, frequent and careful clinical monitoring is essential.

Rad the full case report here.