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Hosseini M J, Ghorbani S, Momeni S, Ranjbar R. COVID-19 and Kawasaki Disease: Kawasaki-Like Disease Case Report in Iran. Iran J Med Microbiol 2023; 17 (3) :373-376
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1- Molecular Biology Research Center, Systems Biology and Poisonings Institute, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Virology, Faculty of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Pediatrics, Erfan Niayesh Hospital, Tehran, Iran
4- Molecular Biology Research Center, Systems Biology and Poisonings Institute, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , ranjbarre@gmail.com
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During the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, children are less affected than adults, and underlying conditions and older age are associated with severe disease. Following the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, outbreaks of cases with Kawasaki-like disease and a few others with the multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children related to COVID-19 (MIS-C) have been reported. Here, we report a two-year-old girl initially admitted to urgent pediatric care and was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease associated with COVID-19 infection to highlight the clinical features and signs. Physical examination showed a fussy infant with swelling of the hands, feet, and lips, red lips, restlessness, anorexia, and fever. According to the clinical and laboratory findings, Kawasaki disease was diagnosed. Laboratory tests for SARS-CoV-2 were positive. The patient's clinical symptoms improved after receiving medications such as IVIG and ascorbic acetyl acid.

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Type of Study: Case report Article | Subject: Medical Virology
Received: 2022/10/25 | Accepted: 2023/02/28 | ePublished: 2023/06/26

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