Management of a Child vs an Adult Presenting With Acral Lesions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Practical Review CUTIS Clawson, R., Tabata, M. M., Ko, J. M. 2021; 107 (3): 139–42


During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there has been a rise in the diagnosis of acral lesions, including chilblains-like lesions, ischemia, and retiform purpura. Understanding the differences in presentation and severity of illness between children and adult patients is important for physicians to understand risk stratification and management of these lesions. We reviewed the literature on the acral lesions seen in children and adults with COVID-19 infection to offer guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.

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