A mother was in a state of panic after her 5-month-old infant daughter’s feet turned blue due to a rare condition linked to the Coronavirus, known as Multisystem inflammatory syndrome In children (MIS-C).
According to a newspaper report, “newsweekAmerican Van MIS-C It is a condition associated with corona that is characterized by inflammation in various parts of the body including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, and organs of the digestive system.
A little girl’s feet turned blue due to Corona
Reasons remain MIS-C Mysterious, but about 99% of children who suffer from this syndrome have tested positive for the Corona virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The mother wrote in a post on Facebook: “It seems that my child’s inflammatory response was in her blood vessels as well as in her heart, and she said that her family had recently been diagnosed with Coronavirus.
The mother explained that her husband took the child to the medical care center after we noticed that she was breathing quickly, then her foot turned blue and at that time she knew that there was a lack of oxygen access to her, and then the child was transported to the Children’s Clinic at the Cleveland Clinic of America in an ambulance Doctors found that her heart was inflamed while her heart rate was very high.
Heather Daniels, an infectious disease specialist at the Cleveland Clinic for Children, said: “Normally for a child, his heart rate ranges from 100 to 100 and a half while at rest, but for the baby it was more than 200 and it was rising to about 240 to 260, which is why.” She was quickly transferred to the intensive care unit. “
In the end, doctors diagnosed the girl with HIV MIS-C The medical staff administered treatments to reduce the inflammation in her body, and the child’s condition improved after about 24 hours of receiving treatment, and she was discharged from the hospital after more than a week.
And according to doctors, it could be an inflammatory syndrome MIS-C Dangerous, and possibly fatal in severe cases, although most children and teens with the condition recover well after receiving medical treatment.
The CDC says (CDCThat you should contact the healthcare provider if your child is showing symptoms MIS-C , Which includes:
- Stomach ache
- Neck pain
- Eyes are red like blood
- Feeling excessively tired
The agency recommends seeking emergency care immediately if a child shows any of the following signs:
- breathing difficulties
- Chest pain or pressure that does not go away
- New confusion
- Inability to wake up or stay awake
- Blue lips or face
- Severe abdominal pain