Dermatological manifestations associated with COVID-19: A comprehensive review of the current knowledge

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J Med Virol. 2021 Jul 9. doi: 10.1002/jmv.27187. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) has become a significant health problem globally. The virus has spread widely and become a global pandemic. The pathophysiology for SARS-CoV-2 has not been explained clearly. It has been associated with several multi-organ symptoms, among which its dermatological manifestations are of great interest. Primarily, there has been no report of skin features among COVID-19 patients. Nevertheless, recently there have been several reports regarding COVID-19 patients presented with cutaneous manifestations. In the current review, we focus on the various cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 infection. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

PMID:34241899 | DOI:10.1002/jmv.27187

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