COVID-19 AND ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME: CLINICAL CONTEXT
Cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 play an essential role in the diagnosis and assessment of the course of the disease. The conducted studies provide important information about skin rashes in patients of different ages suffering from coronavirus. Some studies describe the appearance of an erythema multiforme-like rash in patients with COVID-19. We consider the link between COVID-19 and erythema multiforme in a clinical context. We present two interesting cases. The first case refers to a 19-year-old woman with a history of idiopathic recurrent multiform erythema, with periodic exacerbations. The second patient of interest to us was a 22-year-old 14-week pregnant woman. The patient had a history of atopic dermatitis. In the first case, the Covid-19 infection was not found to be a provoking factor for the exacerbation of erythema multiforme. The patient's skin showed a common pathology associated with this infection, acral purpuric lesions. In the second case, COVID-19 was the reason for infection and development of an erythema multiforme-like rash. Consideration in a clinical context of Covid-19 infection and erythema multiforme is important and requires further detailed study.
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