Characteristics, outcomes of US children, adolescents with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children compared with severe COVID-19

What The Study Did: National COVID-19 registry data are used in this study to describe the epidemiology, clinical characteristics, complications, and hospital and postdischarge outcomes of pediatric patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and to compare each in patients with severe COVID-19.

Authors: Adrienne G. Randolph, M.D., of Boston Children's Hospital, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.2021.2091)

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