Arizona sees cases of coronavirus-linked inflammatory condition in children
As cases of the novel coronavirus continue to surge in Arizona, the state has also reported seeing a rare but serious inflammatory condition in children that experts think is likely linked to COVID-19.
Banner Health in Pheonix has reported cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), The Arizona Republic reported, adding that cases have also been identified in Tucson.
“All of the pediatric centers around the state are on the lookout for anything that looks like this MIS-C,” Dr. David Moromisato, the chief medical officer for Banner Desert and Cardon Children’s medical centers, told the outlet.
MIS-C is an inflammatory condition that is similar to Kawasaki disease, which causes swelling in arteries throughout the body. However, the two conditions are not the same, and MIS-C has largely been reported in children …continued .
[Source: Fox News]