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A child confirmed COVID-19 with only symptoms of conjunctivitis and eyelid dermatitis

Tags: , , , , | April 6th, 2020

As we all know, the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infected by SARS-CoV-2 are spreading worldwide. It was reported that there were different clin- ical features between pediatric and adult patients with COVID-19 [1]. Our previous study had shown that con- junctivitis symptoms were found in a minority of adult patients confirmed COVID-19, with positive results of viral nucleic acid in conjunctival swab samples [2]. Nevertheless, there are no reports in the medical litera- ture at this time, to our knowledge, on children infected by SARS-CoV-2 with ocular abnormalities. Here we firstly report an infected boy characterized by conjuncti- vitis and eyelid dermatitis without any other symptom.

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