Preliminary case definition Children and adolescents 0–19 years of age with measured or self-reported fever ≥ 3 days AND two or more of the following: a) Rash or bilateral non-purulent conjunctivitis or muco-cutaneous inflammation signs (oral, hands or feet) b) Hypotension or shock c) Features of myocardial dysfunction, or pericarditis, or valvulitis, or coronary abnormalities (clinical features, ECHO findings, or laboratory markers such as elevated Troponin/NT-proBNP) d) Evidence of coagulopathy (such as abnormal PT, PTT, elevated d-Dimers) e) Acute gastrointestinal problems (such as diarrhoea, vomiting or abdominal pain) AND Elevated markers of inflammation such as ESR, C-reactive protein or procalcitonin AND No other obvious microbial cause of inflammation, including bacterial sepsis, staphylococcal or streptococcal shock syndromes AND Evidence of current or previous COVID-19 (RT-PCR, antigen test or serology positive) or likely contact with patients with COVID NB Consider this syndrome in children with features of typical or atypical Kawasaki disease or toxic shock syndrome. Based on CRF on https://isaric.org/research/covid-19-clinical-research-resources/multisystem-inflammatory-syndrome-mis-c/ This Case Report Form (CRF) has been developed by ISARIC in cooperation with WHO's working group (https://www.who.int/news-room/commentaries/detail/multisystem-inflammatory-syndrome-in-children-and-adolescents-with-covid-19) to use as a standalone CRF for children and adolescents presenting with syndrome of suspected Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C). This Module is to be completed at time of discharge or death.
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