The Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: an Unexpected Development in the COVID-19 Pandemic (42 min.)
The focus of this presentation is to discuss the emergence of MIS-C, the clinical characteristics of MIS-C, the pathophysiology of MIS-C, and the long term outcomes. The presentation was recorded at Advances in Pediatric Healthcare 2021, on Oct. 28, 2021.
Program Director, Rheumatology Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the emergence of MIS-C.
- Discuss the clinical characteristics of MIS-C.
- Discuss the pathophysiology of MIS-C.
- Discuss long term outcomes.
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Mary Beth Son, MD: None
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (MD, DO, NP, PA), Contact Hours (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner), Risk Management