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What is MIS-A? Doctors discuss COVID-19 linked syndrome in adults – TODAY

MIS-A: multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults. What doctors want people to know about the illness, related to MIS-C.

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It was a rash that tipped Dr. Alisa Femia off.
Femia, director of inpatient dermatology at NYU Langone Health in New York City, was looking at a patient’s chart, which included several photos of the 45-year-old man who had, in recent weeks, cared for his wife while she was sick with COVID-19. The man had dusky-red circular patches on the palms of his hands and the soles of his feet. His eyes were pink, and his lips were extremely chapped.
His body was erupting with the kind of extreme inflamma…

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