First COVID-19, then Kawasaki-like Disease in Children
Children with COVID-19 can develop pediatric, inflammatory multisystemic syndrome, or PIMS, which can lead to symptoms similar to that of a painful vasculitis condition called Kawasaki disease. Today we talk with Jagadeesh Bayry, Ph.D., and Caroline Galeotti, M.D., of the University of Paris who recently described in Nature Reviews Rheumatology related pediatric cases they saw in their clinic.
In this week’s news roundup from Rheumatology Network, we begin by highlighting two reports on osteoporosis.
In one, doctors reporting in JAMA say that osteoporosis screening may be necessary for younger postmenopausal women. We published a Q&A with Dr. Carolyn Crandall of UCLA who discusses the need to conduct osteoporosis screening in this population.
And, we featured a discussion with Dr. Suzanne Jan de Beur of Johns Hopkins University who explains that managing vitamin…
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