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2020 May 04

J Cosmet Dermatol

New emerging dermatological symptoms in coronavirus pandemic.


Gupta G, Singh Y, Kumar Chellappan D, Dua K
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 May 04.
PMID: 32365277.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is a fatal disease that could lead to a serious respiratory illness. It is caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. In December 2019, the first of human cases were identified in China and the infection spread quickly around the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the disease, a global pandemic on 11 March 2020, even as COVID-19 rapidly spread across the world. According to clinical reports, fever, headache, cough and myalgia are common clinical symptoms. Many symptoms also occur, such as sputum formation, haemoptysis and diarrhea.