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2022 Nov 21

Clin Rheumatol

How multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children discriminated from Kawasaki disease: a differentiating score based on an inception cohort study.


Sobh A, Mosa D M, Khaled N, Korkor MS, Noureldin M A, Eita AM, Elnagdy MH, El-Bayoumi MA
Clin Rheumatol. 2022 Nov 21.
PMID: 36409406.


About 25-50% of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) patients meet the criteria for diagnosis of Kawasaki disease (KD). The differentiation of both conditions is so challenging on clinical practice as the management of both is time dependant and precise diagnosis is fundamental.