Cutaneous manifestations in children with the new coronavirus infection COVID-19

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In late 2019, a new viral infection appeared in China, which spread around the world, causing a pandemic. The causative agent of the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 is the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. The review presents modern data on the epidemiology, pathogenesis and course of the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19 in children. Chinese, American and European scientists have described a variety of cutaneous manifestations in children with COVID-19. The article provides a literature review of the cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 coronavirus infection in children. During our own observation of 301 patients with coronavirus infection COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 at the Bashlyaev’s Children Hospital in Moscow from May 17 to November 16, 2020, it was revealed that 39 (13 %) patients had skin manifestations. The article presents a classification of skin manifestations characteristic of COVID-19. A brief description of each group is given.

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O. B. Tamrazova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University); Bashlyaev’s Children Hospital

Author for correspondence.
Moscow, Russian Federation

A. S. Stadnikova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University); Bashlyaev’s Children Hospital

Moscow, Russian Federation

E. V. Rudikova

Bashlyaev’s Children Hospital

Moscow, Russian Federation


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