Social and Demographic Disparities in the Severity of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

Fabio Savorgnan, Sebastian Acosta, Alexander Alali, Axel Moreira, Ananth Annapragada, Craig G. Rusin, Saul Flores, Rohit S. Loomba, Alvaro Moreira

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Abstract

Social constructs are known risk factors for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. A review of 206 patients demonstrated that children who were non-Hispanic Black, over the age of 12 years or living in a disadvantaged neighborhood associated with severe multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (intensive care unit admission, intubation and/or vasopressor use).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E256-E258
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume
Volume41
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • coronavirus
  • coronavirus disease 2019
  • ethnicity
  • multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children
  • race
  • socioeconomic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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