De Novo Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Triggered by SARS-CoV-2 Infection: a Tale of 2 Sisters

Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2022 Oct 3;28(10):1623-1625. doi: 10.1093/ibd/izac142.
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Plain language summary

We present a report of 2 sisters who developed acute onset hematochezia concurrently with SARS-CoV-2 infection. One patient recovered completely, whereas the sibling developed chronic symptoms leading to a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis requiring biologic therapy.

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19* / complications
  • Child
  • Colitis, Ulcerative* / complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • SARS-CoV-2

Supplementary concepts

  • Pediatric ulcerative colitis