30 min

The long-term impact of COVID-19 on Children - with Dr. Omar Abdel-Mannan & Dr. Yael Hacohen The Empowering Neurologist Podcast

    • Medicine

By and large, pediatric COVID patients do really well. On rare occasion however, they can develop something called multisystem inflammatory syndrome of children (MIS-C), which can involve multiple systems throughout the body.
A small number of children with MIS-C will experience involvement of the nervous system. This can involve not only the central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord, but also the peripheral nervous system which means the nerves.

By and large, pediatric COVID patients do really well. On rare occasion however, they can develop something called multisystem inflammatory syndrome of children (MIS-C), which can involve multiple systems throughout the body.
A small number of children with MIS-C will experience involvement of the nervous system. This can involve not only the central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord, but also the peripheral nervous system which means the nerves.

30 min