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Skin symptoms of covid - 19 in children | Abstract

Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

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Skin symptoms of covid - 19 in children

Author(s): Chhaya Wadhwani*, Swarupa Chakole

Abstract

Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus is responsible for the current Coronavirus pandemic. The first symptoms were respiratory, which progressed to severe respiratory distress, requiring ventilation in some cases and mortality in a small percentage of those affected. With the passage of time, new symptoms have surfaced. It's possible that the first It was Italian dermatologists who initially reported cutaneous findings. Coronaviruses (CoVs) are enclosed, single stranded, positive sense RNA viruses with helical symmetry nucleocapsids. People, animals and birds are all susceptible to infection. The Coronavirus can cause a cover a large area of symptoms in humans, ranging from the ordinary cold to life threatening infections.

Severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-CoV) and the Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus were previously identified as highly pathogenic and transmissible Coronavirus infections (Middle East respiratory syndrome). The new severe acute respiratory syndrome-CoV-2 induced disease first arose in December 2019 in Wuhan, China and quickly spread throughout the world, eventually becoming a disease spread over a whole country on March 11, 2020. The disease was formerly known in China as Wuhan pneumonia and it manifested itself with respiratory symptoms. Other symptoms were later identified as being involved.

Infection with SARS-CoV-2 in youngsters presents differently than it does in adults in terms of overall clinical presentation, course and outcome. COVID-19 cutaneous symptoms in children differ from those in adults. While certain signs like hives, flat and raised skin lesions or vesicular rash can affect people of all ages, others like chilblains, Erythema Multiforme (EM) and cutis can affect people of all ages.

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