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Chillblain-like lesions on feet and hands during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tags: , , , , | April 24th, 2020

Abstract The COVID‐19 pandemic is caused by a novel coronavirus, SARS‐CoV‐2, isolated in patients with severe pneumonia in China on December 30, 2019, having spread throughout the world since then with 2,056,054 cases diagnosed and 134,177 deaths (as of 15th April 2020).

The clinical presentation widely referenced is fever, cough, headache, myalgia, asthenia, anosmia, and diarrhea; but few dermatological findings associated with the virus have been described to date.

Over recent days, a series of cases in Spain have begun to emerge noted by many dermatologists. Amongst them is a group to which the authors belong called Teledermasolidaria. This group of dermatologists has been treating urgent cases from home via an application made available by the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (AEDV).

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