Chilblains-Like Lesions as a Presenting Manifestation of COVID-19

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Victoria Comeau
Marcus Goodman
Carmen Julian
Francesca M Ceci


COVID-19, chilblains-like lesions


Dermatologic manifestations associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) remain broad and nonspecific. While a surge of “COVID toes” have been reported worldwide, very few cases have been documented in reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) confirmed COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, majority of confirmed COVID-19 patients with chilblains-like lesions presented with cutaneous lesions localized to the toes, which was preceded by other systemic symptoms. Our case report describes an occurrence of chilblains-like lesions, limited to the fingers, in an asymptomatic COVID-19 patient confirmed by RT-PCR. 


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