During the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), sickle cell disease (SCD) has been seen to be both a possible protective and an adverse prognostic factor1-3.
So far, there have been few case reports of COVID-19 leading to the diagnosis of sickle cell trait or SCD4 and, to our knowledge, none in the pediatric population.
Here we describe the first two infants in whom a severe SARS-CoV-2 infection revealed a hidden condition of SCD. [ … ]
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