Silent COVID-19: what your skin can reveal

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Silent COVID-19: what your skin can reveal


Clinical manifestations of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are rare or absent in children and adolescents; hence, early clinical detection is fundamental to prevent further spreading. We report three young patients presenting with chilblain-like lesions who were diagnosed with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection.

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Guarneri, Claudio, Emmanuele Venanzi Rullo, Piero Pavone, Massimiliano Berretta, Manuela Ceccarelli, Alfonso Natale, and Giuseppe Nunnari. 2020. "Silent COVID-19: what your skin can reveal." The Lancet Infectious Diseases.


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