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MIS-A associated myocardial injury: The art of diagnosis and follow-up

Journal: Journal of Clinical Images and Medical Case Reports (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Page : 1-3

Keywords : MIS-A; myocardial inflammation; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19 disease.;

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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults (MIS-A) is a rare but severe condition in adults with a clinical course similar to that described in children (MIS-C) following infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Here we describe a case of a 21-year-old, otherwise healthy female who presented with chest pain and signs of sepsis six weeks after recovering from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Early identification of MIS-A led to a favorable clinical course and full recovery. Given the highly variable disease presentation yet potentially deadly outcome, providers must remain vigilant to recognize and treat MIS-A early

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