Infection

COVID-19 and Pediatric Stroke: What is the Connection?

By Lauren A. Beslow. In May 2020, the New England Journal of Medicine reported a series of 5 young adult patients who presented to the same hospital in a two-week period with larger artery strokes as a presenting feature of COVID-19. This high profile NEJM...

COVID-19 and pediatric stroke—is there a connection?

By Heather Fullerton.One of our earliest pediatric mechanical thrombectomy cases at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital was during the 2003 SARS global outbreak.  Some of you may remember how children suffered more severe respiratory illnesses with that other...