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Neurologic involvement in children, adolescents hospitalized in US for COVID-19 or multisystem inflammatory syndrome

JAMA Neurology

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What The Study Did: 
In this study, many children and adolescents hospitalized for COVID-19 or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children had neurologic involvement, mostly transient symptoms. A range of life-threatening and fatal neurologic conditions associated with COVID-19 infrequently occurred. Effects on long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes are unknown.

Authors: 
Adrienne G. Randolph, M.D., of Boston Children's Hospital, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2021.0504)

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