1st Cases of COVID-19 in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease –All Mild

A recent case series, D Turner et al. JPGN June 2020 – Volume 70 – Issue 6 – p 727-733 doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002729: Full text: Corona Virus Disease 2019 and Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

  • Eight PIBD children had COVID-19 globally, all with mild infection without needing hospitalization despite treatment with immunomodulators and/or biologics. ..
  • Preliminary data for PIBD patients during COVID-19 outbreak are reassuring. Standard IBD treatments including biologics should continue at present through the pandemic, especially in children who generally have more severe IBD course on one hand, and milder SARS-CoV-2 infection on the other.

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