MIS-C seems more common, extreme
than the previous notion
(HealthDay News) -- Multisystem inflammatory syndrome
in children (MIS-C) appears to be more common
and more serious than previously thought, according to a study
published online Jan. 5 in JAMA. open network.
William Encinosa, Ph.D., of the Organization for Healthcare
Research and Quality in Rockville, Maryland
and his associates compared the consequences of MIS-C and COVID-19 at 4,057
hospitals in 31 states retrospectively.
Overall, 4,107 people with MIS-C and 23,686
with COVID-19 without MIS-C were recognized.
The researchers found 1.48 MIS-C hospitalizations
per 100,000 children per month
with a range of 0.97 to 1.99 hospitalizations
per 100 white and black children, respectively.
As the number of organ system dysfunctions increased
from eight organs
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