SARS-CoV-2-related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) can be severe and life-threatening. New data suggest that the degree of elevation of spike protein receptor-binding domain antibodies could serve as a diagnostic marker of MIS-C as well as point to potential pathogenic processes.
Although the pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) has been relatively benign in children compared to adults, there is growing concern about an emerging syndrome that causes severe, sometimes fatal, outcomes in pediatric patients.
Although the pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) has been relatively benign in children compared to adults, there is growing concern about an emerging syndrome that causes severe, sometimes fatal outcomes in pediatric patients.
Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and acute-onset chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) may present with identical clinical pictures and can be differentiated only with the passage of time. CIDP will have a slower course of progression and may involve relapses.
The term pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) describes a compilation of infections that arise from an ascending infection of the vagina or cervix to the upper genital tract, which is comprised of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. These infections include, either alone or in combination, tubo-ovarian abscess, salpingitis, endometritis, and peritonitis. This article provides an evidence-based review of diagnostic and treatment recommendations for PID.
Between 1 and 1.4 million people in the United States have inflammatory bowel disease, a group of conditions that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. For women of childbearing age with IBD, there are considerations related to fertility and pregnancy, according to recent information presented by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.