When a Blood Clot Blocked a Young Girl’s Blood Flow, a Group of Medical Experts Helped her Survive

What was the cause of the blood clot in the leg, an extremely rare occurrence in a child? NBI doctors believe it was a result of COVID-19, which appears to trigger the formation of blood clots. Marc Cohen, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center described how the many different teams, all working in synchrony helped save the life and save the leg of this 12-year-old girl.