Cutaneous manifestations in COVID-19
Keywords:COVID-19, Extrapulmonary, Cutaneous, Skin
Despite of primarily infecting the respiratory tract, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may have an extensive extrapulmonary clinical manifestations, including the integumen system. Cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 are polymorphic, hence it can be confused with any other identical lesions caused by other agents. This literature review concludes the cutaneous manifestations which can be found in COVID-19. COVID-19 may manifest as maculopapular rash, urticaria, vesicular lesions, covid toes, and livedo recamosa. Some of these cutaneous manifestations may have a significant prognostic value for diagnosing COVID-19. Although COVID-19 role in the integumen system is poorly understood, proper identification are needed to distinguish these lesions from different etiological agents.
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