R. Santhoshkumar, K. R Sathyaramanan, N. Venkateswaramurthy
R. Santhoshkumar1, K. R Sathyaramanan2, N. Venkateswaramurthy3*
1Pharm D Intern, JKKN College of Pharmacy, Erode, Tamilnadu.
2Pharm D Intern, JKKN College of Pharmacy, Erode, Tamilnadu.
3Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice, JKKN College of Pharmacy, Erode, Tamilnadu.
Volume - 15,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2023
This review article focuses on the post-COVID symptoms and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) observed in India. The study sheds light on the various clinical characteristics and outcomes associated with these conditions by examining available literature and data. The findings highlight the diverse range of symptoms experienced by children, including fever, gastrointestinal and respiratory manifestations, and skin rash. Additionally, rare observations such as HSP-like rash, gangrene, and arthritis were noted. The severity of MIS-C is evident, with a significant proportion of children experiencing shock and requiring mechanical ventilation. However, the review also emphasizes the favorable outcomes observed among children without preexisting comorbidities, indicating the potential for recovery in these cases. The review also provides reassuring findings regarding coronary outcomes during follow-up. This review underscores the urgent need for ongoing research, surveillance, and effective management strategies to address the long-term implications of post-COVID symptoms and MIS-C in Indian children. The insights presented in this article contribute to a better understanding of the impact of MIS-C and inform future strategies to mitigate its effects on the health and well-being of affected children in India.
Cite this article:
R. Santhoshkumar, K. R Sathyaramanan, N. Venkateswaramurthy. Post-COVID Symptoms and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in India: A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2023;15(4):165-1. doi: 10.52711/2321-5836.2023.00030
R. Santhoshkumar, K. R Sathyaramanan, N. Venkateswaramurthy. Post-COVID Symptoms and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in India: A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2023;15(4):165-1. doi: 10.52711/2321-5836.2023.00030 Available on: https://rjppd.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-15-4-4
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