A mysterious condition is being identified in children related to infection with COVID-19. Children seemed to have been spared the worst of COVID-19 – but now we have another previously unknown complication of a viral infection. Houston’s two major pediatric hospitals are treating children with “multisystem inflammatory syndrome” (MIS-C) linked to Coronavirus. The syndrome has emerged in recent weeks as the most serious Coronavirus-associated threat to children.

I’m thinking of the role that inflammatory conditions play in non-healing wounds. Mark my words, we will deal with this somehow in wound centers.

Read more in this Houston Chronicle article.

Dr. Fife sees patients at the CHI St. Luke's Hospital Wound Clinic in The Woodlands, Texas. For an appointment call (936) 266-2150.

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