Virol J 2022 Apr 22;19(1):72. Epub 2022 Apr 22.
Beijing Key Laboratory of Paediatric Respiratory Infection Diseases, Key Laboratory of Major Diseases in Children, Ministry of Education, National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases, National Key Discipline of Paediatrics (Capital Medical University), National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases, Beijing Paediatric Research Institute, Department of Paediatric Critical Care Medicine, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, Beijing, China.
Background: Rhinovirus is a common viral aetiology of upper respiratory infection and is mostly associated with common cold or flu-like illness. Although rhinovirus has been recognized as a pathogen for lower respiratory infections in severe cases credited to advances in molecular detection, central nervous system involvement and multiorgan dysfunction are extremely rare.
Case Presentation: A previously healthy 10-year-old girl developed fever, sore throat and conjunctive injection after contact with an upper respiratory infection patient, followed by seizures, haematuria, and severe diarrhoea. Read More