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Provision of Medical Care to Underage Patients Suffering from Diseases of the Endocrine System in Conditions of the Spread of Coronavirus Infection

*Deshi A. Temirsultanova, Anzhelika A. Voloshina, Ekaterina S. Chikisheva, Dali B.Kodzoeva, Yana R. Goncharova.


The article examines the possibilities of providing medical care to underage patients suffering from diseases of the
endocrine system in conditions of the spread of coronavirus infection. It was determined that due to the still rather
high incidence of COVID-19 worldwide, it is important for pediatric endocrinologists to know about the interaction of
SARS-CoV-2 with the endocrine system and the peculiarities of managing patients with concomitant diseases who have
developed COVID-19 disease. Despite the fact that children and adults have common risk factors that affect the risk of
complications in SARS-CoV-2 infection, it becomes clear that the responses in the pediatric population differ, and the
results of studies for adults cannot be extrapolated.
Among children and adolescents, the majority of chronic patients are pediatric endocrine patients with diabetes mellitus,
thyroid diseases and obesity. Providing assistance to such patients, especially if they have symptoms of coronavirus
infection, both in a hospital setting and remotely, is one of the main activities of modern pediatric endocrinology

Key words: Coronavirus infection Concomitant diseases, Diseases of the endocrine system, Pediatrics. Underage patients

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