Encephalopathy and bilateral thalamic lesions in a child with MIS-C associated with COVID-19

Dori Abel, Min Ye Shen, Zaynah Abid, Claire Hennigan, Alexis Boneparth, Emily Happy Miller, Anne Catrin Uhlemann, Danielle K. McBrian, Kiran Thakur, Wendy Silver, Jennifer M. Bain

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Abstract

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, characterized predominantly by respiratory symptoms, has affected a small subset of children. Neurologic manifestations have been described in adults, including encephalitis/meningitis, encephalopathy, strokes, seizures, and anosmia,1,2 but there are few reports of neurologic manifestations in children with SARS-CoV-2.3

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)745-748
Number of pages4
JournalNeurology
Volume95
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 20 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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