Skin Manifestations Associated with COVID-19: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

Giovanni Genovese,a,b Chiara Moltrasio,a,c Emilio Berti,a,b and Angelo Valerio Marzanoa, Dermatology. 2020 Nov 24 : 1–12.Published online 2020 Nov 24. doi: 10.1159/000512932 PMCID: PMC780199 PMID: 33232965 Abstract Background Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is an ongoing global pandemic caused by the “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2” (SARS-CoV-2), which was isolated for the first time in Wuhan (China) in December 2019. Common symptoms include fever, cough, […]

Maculopapular skin eruptions associated with Covid‐19: A systematic review

Authors: Saad Shams,  Sawai Singh Rathore,  et. al. Dermatol Ther. 2021 Mar-Apr; 34(2)e14788. 202Feb2. doi: 10.1111/dth.14788PMCID: PMC7995033PMID: 33481314 Abstract In this systematic review, we anticipated in summarizing clinical features, histopathological hallmarks, and possible pathology behind the maculopapular skin eruptions occurring in Covid‐19 patients. A literature search was executed using MEDLINE/PubMed and Embase databases for articles published till 20 November 2020. […]

COVID-19 rash in adults: What to know

Although COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, it can also cause rashes. What a COVID-19 rash looks like can vary, and it can occur anywhere on the skin and in the mouth. Other symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, fatigue, cough, and shortness of breath. However, not everyone experiences all of these. For some, a rash may be one of the […]

Long covid: Hair loss and sexual dysfunction are among wider symptoms, study finds

BMJ 2022; 378 doi: bmj.o1887 27 July 2022: BMJ 2022;378:o1887, Jacqui Wise People experiencing long covid have reported a wider set of symptoms than previously thought, including hair loss and sexual dysfunction. Electronic health records of 2.4 million people in the UK from January 2020 to April 2021 were analysed for a study published in Nature Medicine.1 The cohort included 486 149 people with […]

Dermatology and COVID-19

Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD1,2; Anna L. Bruckner, MD, MSCS3,JAMA. 2020;324(12):1133-1134. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15276 Even early in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it was clear that dermatologists had an important role in the management of patients. Although initial case series rarely documented skin changes, possibly due to the inability to perform a complete skin examination, subsequent research has suggested significantly higher rates of […]

Skin Manifestations in COVID-19 Patients: Are They Indicators for Disease Severity? A Systematic Review

Parnian Jamshidi, Bahareh Hajikhani, Mehdi Mirsaeidi, Hassan Vahidnezhad, Masoud Dadashi, Mohammad Javad Nasiri; Front. Med., 16 February 2021Sec. Infectious Diseases – Surveillance, Prevention and Treatment Volume 8 – 2021 | Introduction: Until now, there are several reports on cutaneous manifestations in COVID-19 patients. However, the link between skin manifestations and the severity of the disease remains debatable. We […]

Cutaneous reactions to COVID-19 vaccine at the dermatology primary care

Martina Burlando, Astrid Herzum, Claudia Micalizzi, Emanuele Cozzani, Aurora Parodi, Immunity, Inflammation and Disease Volume 10, Issue 2 p. 265-271 Abstract Introduction Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines can cause adverse reactions, mainly from vaccine-induced immune responses. Some of these may also involve the skin and worry unaware patients. A better understanding of such adverse reactions may reduce concerns and help […]

Rare Skin Reactions after mRNA Vaccination, Similar to Jones–Mote Basophil Responses

Cutaneous Basophil Hypersensitivity Response after Skin-Test Antigen Injection. Philip W. Askenase, M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT In a small group of recipients of messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the occurrence of erythematous and indurated skin reactions has been reported at an average of 8 days after the […]

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Following COVID-19 Vaccination: A Case Report and Discussion on Allergic Reactions and Vaccine Safety

Jesus Ivan Martinez-Ortega1 and Felipe de Jesus Perez Hernandez2 Cureus. 2023 Sep; 15(9): e44860. Published online 2023 Sep 7. doi: 10.7759/cureus.44860 PMCID: PMC10560097 PMID: 37809203 Abstract This case report examines a rare occurrence of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) following the administration of the CoronaVac vaccine for COVID-19. The patient developed persistent urticarial lesions that appeared and disappeared over an extended period after […]

Increased risk of chronic fatigue and hair loss following COVID-19 in individuals with hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia

Verena Hennig, Wolfgang Schuh, Antje Neubert, Dirk Mielenz, Hans-Martin Jäck & Holm Schneider Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases volume 16, Article number: 373 (2021) Cite this article Abstract Background Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (HED) is a group of genodermatoses in which deficient ectodysplasin A signalling leads to maldevelopment of skin appendages, various eccrine glands, and teeth. Individuals with HED often have disrupted epithelial barriers and, therefore, were suspected to […]