Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children With Suspected Acute Abdomen: A Case Series From a Tertiary Hospital in Spain.

  title={Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children With Suspected Acute Abdomen: A Case Series From a Tertiary Hospital in Spain.},
  author={Marta Cabrero-Hern{\'a}ndez and Alberto Garc{\'i}a-Salido and In{\'e}s Leoz-Gordillo and Jos{\'e} Antonio Alonso-Cadenas and Ainhoa Gochi-Valdovinos and Anthony Gonz{\'a}lez Brabin and Gema de Lama Caro-Pat{\'o}n and Montserrat Nieto-Moro and Amelia Mart{\'i}nez- de-Azagra-Garde and Ana Serrano‐Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
We describe 5 children with severe SARS-CoV-2 infection, hemodynamic instability and suspected acute abdomen. This form of the disease has not been previously documented. Four of the cases were confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection and 1 probable. All of them were previously healthy and needed a pediatric critical care unit admission. The respiratory symptoms were not dominant or were absent. Also, fever was observed. Laboratory testing revealed lymphopenia and high levels of C-reactive protein and… 

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