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In this podcast, Dr. Rae Yeung talks about a 10-year-old boy who was diagnosed with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome (PIMS) temporally associated with COVID-19. This syndrome, which goes by many names, has a wide spectrum that can include prolonged fever, classic features of Kawasaki disease, cardiac dysfunction, and gastrointestinal, neurologic, and/or renal involvement. Dr. Yeung discusses how she and her team treated the boy, what the ongoing management strategies are and what is currently known about PIMS associated with COVID-19. Dr. Yeung is a pediatrician, professor of paediatrics, immunology and medical science at the University of Toronto, and a senior scientist in cell biology research at The Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto. She co-authored a Practice Case article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201600 ----------------------------------- Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, Instacast, or your favourite aggregator. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can visit www.cmaj.ca/page/multimedia/podcasts.