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- First Suspected Case Of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome MIS C Detected In 6 year old Boy In Mizoram
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The first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) has been reported in a 6-year-old child in Mizoram amid the Corona epidemic. The child had recently returned from Delhi with the family. Mizoram health officials say the child is being treated at a hospital in Aizawl.
According to State Nodal Officer Dr. Pachhau Lalmalaswama, the child was admitted to Synod Hospital on June 6 after he found symptoms of diarrhea and fever.
State nodal officer says, during the investigation, symptoms of multisystem inflammatory syndrome have been found in the child. This is a suspicious case. The Kovid report of the child and his family has come negative.
Reduced symptoms and accelerated recovery
Dr. John Malaswama, Pediatric Consultant who treated the child says, the condition of the child is improving. He has started walking and eating and drinking. Symptoms have decreased. Recovery is happening.
What is Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome is a serious disease in children. Currently it is also being linked to Corona. In children infected with this disease, there is severe swelling in the organs such as heart, lungs, kidney, brain, skin and eyes. Its cases are seen in children from newborn to 20 years of age.
Get alerted if you see these symptoms
According to experts, be alert if you see symptoms like fever, vomiting, severe abdominal pain, skin rashes, difficulty in breathing, fatigue. Apart from this, if there is redness of eyes, swelling in hands, feet and lips, contact the doctor immediately.
According to the Indian Academy of Pediatrics Intensive Care Chapter, so far more than 2,000 children in the country have been infected with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome.