Retropharyngeal Edema and Neck Pain in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-c).

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We defined the prevalence of neck pain, trismus, or dysphagia (28.4%) and retropharyngeal edema (2.9%) among 137 patients with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-c). Retropharyngeal edema or phlegmon has been documented radiologically in at least 9 children. Symptoms of neck inflammation are common in MIS-c.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jenkins, E; Sherry, W; Smith, AGC; Rostad, BS; Rostad, CA; Jones, K; Jaggi, P

Published Date

  • October 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 922 - 925

PubMed ID

  • 34173667

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8557366

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2048-7207

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2048-7193

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/jpids/piab050


  • eng