Coronavirus Disease 2019 Infection in Children with Pre-Existing Heart Disease

Megan Simpson, Catherine Collins, Dustin B. Nash, Laurie E. Panesar, Matthew E. Oster*

*Corresponding author for this work

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We present 7 children with congenital heart disease and coronavirus disease 2019. Of these, 5 were younger than 1 year of age and 3 had atrioventricular canal defect and trisomy 21. All 7 developed acute decompensation, with 1 death in an 18-year-old with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other comorbidities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)302-307.e2
Journaljournal of pediatrics
StatePublished - Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • COVID-19
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • congenital heart disease
  • coronavirus disease 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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