Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis as a Cutaneous Manifestation of COVID-19 Infection with a Positive Skin Antigen Test

Oghowan Abdelrahman, Andleeb Shadan, Laila Al Dabal, Tasnim R. Keloth
2021 Dubai Medical Journal  
On 11 March 2020, WHO declared the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak as a pandemic, representing a public health emergency of unprecedented dimension. COVID-19 is a multisystem Novel viral infection with protean manifestations and variable degrees of clinical presentation. The most common presentation is upper and lower respiratory tract illness. Cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 have rarely been described. In this case report, we present a 41-year-old male patient who presented with fatigue and
more » ... skin rash followed almost 2 weeks later with fever, left upper limb transient weakness, and pneumonia. Of interest is that the patient's skin lesions tested positive on COVID-19 antigen test. The patient received a course of anti-COVID-19 treatment as per our national guideline, and he made a full clinical and radiology recovery.
doi:10.1159/000514069 fatcat:kcr2oh3inrbj5fuiqr7ot2ycfm