Abstract

Research Article

The dermatologic manifestations of COVID-19: a mini-review

Sabah Alharazy*

Published: 27 August, 2021 | Volume 5 - Issue 1 | Pages: 042-048

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified in Wuhan, China, and caused coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), which is still a global pandemic. Dermatologic manifestations have increasingly been identified as significant extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19. The dermatologic manifestations associated with COVID-19 infection reported to date include maculopapular rash, vesicular lesions, urticaria-like lesions, and chilblain-like lesions. Knowledge of dermatologic manifestations of COVID-19 may be essential for early diagnosis and a better prognosis in COVID-19 patients. This review summarizes the current understanding of common COVID-19-associated dermatologic manifestations.

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Keywords:

Dermatologic; COVID-19; SARS-CoV-2; Maculopapular rash; Vesicular lesions; Urticaria-like lesions; Chilblain-like lesions

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