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Determining cause of skin lesions in COVID-19 patients remains challenging

Key clinical point: The COVID-19 pandemic is driving dermatologists to describe new skin findings associated with the infection and its treatment.

Major finding: The frequency of drug reactions in patients with COVID-19 remains unknown.

Study details: The authors reviewed treatments used in COVID-19 patients with the potential for skin reactions.

Disclosures: The study received no outside funding. The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.


Martinez-Lopez A et al. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.08.006.