Digestive system symptoms and function in children with COVID-19
Jiajia Wang; Xiaofeng Yuan
Published: March 2021
The prevalence of children exhibiting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with digestive system involvement remains unknown.
Therefore, this study aimed to quantify the impact of COVID-19 on the digestive system of children. This meta-analysis searched PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science from January 1, 2020, to June 31, 2020. It also
searched for COVID-19 publications in specific journals for more comprehensive results. It included studies that reported the
epidemiological and clinical characteristics of COVID-19, and it excluded duplicate publications, reviews, animal studies, case
reports, publications without the full text, studies with incomplete information, and studies from which data extraction was