Paediatric COVID and Multi-system Hyper-Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) in Children

Paediatric COVID and Multi-system Hyper-Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) in Children

Date & time: 7.30pm 25 August 2021
Location: Online
Speakers: Dr. Satish Ghanta

The clinical modalities of presentation of pediatric SARS-CoV-2, severity of acute covid illness & multi system management continues to evolve over time. This case-based presentation will cover clinical covid management experience in the pediatric population during the 1st & 2nd wave in Hyderabad, India. 

In April 2020, an emerging entity with toxic shock syndrome and incomplete Kawasaki disease was reported in paediatric cases in UK. This emerging syndrome was called pediatric multi-system inflammatory syndrome (PMIS) .and was later renamed by CDC to “multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children” (MIS-C). The clinical presentation and severity of MIS-C positive children managed in 2020 were remarkably different to the current MIS-C inpatients in 2021.

About the speaker

Dr. Satish Ghanta is a Developmental Pediatrician, Neonatologist, Pediatric Intensivist & Director at LITTLE STARS Children’s Hospital, Hyderabad, India. He completed his Paediatrics training from KMC Manipal and has spent time in the Sydney Children's Hospital as a Pediatric Intensive Care Fellow. 

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