COVID-19 Publications

Septic shock presentation in adolescents with COVID-19

Tags: , , | May 5th, 2020

COVID-19—particularly with regards to critical cases of the disease such as patients presenting with organ dysfunction or requiring organ support, or both—has been shown to rarely affect children (0–18 years). We did a literature search that revealed a paucity of reports of critical disease in children with COVID-19, with children younger than 1 year being most affected (appendix); however, there is a growing concern describing a paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome temporally associated with COVID-19.

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