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2021 May 12

Neurol Sci

ADEM post-Sars-CoV-2 infection in a pediatric patient with Fisher-Evans syndrome.


Manzo M L, Galati C, Gallo C, Santangelo G, Marino A, Guccione F, Pitino R, Raieli V
Neurol Sci. 2021 May 12.
PMID: 33982145.


Sars-CoV-2 is a single-strained RNA virus belonging to Coronaviridae's family. In pediatric age, the majority of patients is asymptomatic; however, several neurological manifestations associated with Sars-CoV-2 infection have been detected in a percentage of cases ranging from 17.3 to 36.4%. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) has been recently included among the potential complications of Sars-Cov2 infection. The available data regarding pediatric patient show only one case.