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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 21-22

Generalized exanthem as a presenting symptom of COVID-19


1 Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Division of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Security Force Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Lama N Altawil
Department of Dermatology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, P O Box 7897, Riyadh 11159
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jdds.jdds_138_20

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has many cutaneous manifestations. We describe a 30-year-old otherwise healthy male with a generalized purpuric exanthem. Ten days after the onset of the rash, he presented with fatigue, dry cough, shortness of breath, anosmia, and ageusia and was diagnosed as having COVID-19. The presence of an extensive exanthem in an otherwise healthy patient could raise suspicion for underlying COVID-19.


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