Cutaneous Manifestations of COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, dermatological symptoms of the disease were rarely reported until dermatologists became involved in the triage of patients thereby revealing a wide spectrum of cutaneous symptoms, such as urticaria, mottling, and purpura. These were initially reported in adult patients as children infected with COVID-19 tended to be asymptomatic or […]

Psoriasis Action Month: Immune-Mediated Dermatologic Conditions and COVID-19 Illness

August marks the beginning of Psoriasis Action Month, an observance organized by the National Psoriasis Foundation which aims to support patients with the common skin condition while promoting awareness and furthering efforts to find a cure for psoriatic disease. While the coronavirus continues to evolve and research efforts attempt to keep up with its changing manifestations, […]

Some Patients Report Swelling After Receiving Facial Filler and COVID Vaccine 

Recent reports of hypersensitivity to injectable dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid (HA) concurrent with COVID-19 infection or vaccination have been documented by The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Symptoms, reported by three clinical trial recipients of the Moderna vaccine, were swelling of the facial areas in which each individual received injectable fillers (cheeks and lips). Two patients had gotten dermal filler in the cheeks within the six months prior to vaccination, and the other […]

Mask-Ne: A New, Growing Mask-Related Skin Condition

Over the past several months, the coronavirus pandemic has been taking a toll on the emotional and physical health of frontline medical workers. In addition to grueling work hours, unprecedented patient needs, and nationwide equipment shortages, the face masks required to treat patients safely are increasingly contributing to the emergence of mask-related skin conditions. Doctors […]

The Dermatological Symptoms of COVID-19

As more clinical and anecdotal evidence comes to light, the list of potential COVID-19 symptoms continues to grow. Previously associated with fever, a persistent dry cough, and acute respiratory distress, the virus has now been linked to a host of other symptoms including dermatologic ones. While viruses are often associated with rashes and other cutaneous […]