JOURNAL ARTICLE

A 55-Day-Old Female Infant Infected With 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease: Presenting With Pneumonia, Liver Injury, and Heart Damage

Yuxia Cui, Maolu Tian, Dong Huang, Xike Wang, Yuying Huang, Li Fan, Liang Wang, Yun Chen, Wenpu Liu, Kai Zhang, Yue Wu, Zhenzhong Yang, Jing Tao, Jie Feng, Kaiyu Liu, Xianwei Ye, Rongpin Wang, Xiangyan Zhang, Yan Zha
Journal of Infectious Diseases 2020 May 11, 221 (11): 1775-1781
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BACKGROUND: Previous studies on the pneumonia outbreak caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were mainly based on information from adult populations. Limited data are available for children with COVID-19, especially for infected infants.

METHODS: We report a 55-day-old case with COVID-19 confirmed in China and describe the identification, diagnosis, clinical course, and treatment of the patient, including the disease progression from day 7 to day 11 of illness.

RESULTS: This case highlights that children with COVID-19 can also present with multiple organ damage and rapid disease changes.

CONCLUSIONS: When managing such infant patients with COVID-19, frequent and careful clinical monitoring is essential.

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