New-Onset Ocular Myasthenia after Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children


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YAVUZ TAZE P., DEMİR O. O. , ÖZSÜREKCİ Y., ÖZEN S., Anlar B., Haliloglu G.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.245, pp.213-216, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 245
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.02.046
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.213-216
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Neurologic complications have been associated with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, possibly involving autoimmune mechanisms. Here, we report a 6-year-old girl who developed myasthenia 11 weeks after severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection and 8 weeks after the onset of severe multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.