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Chilblain-like lesions reported in children thought to have COVID-19

Key clinical point: Chilblain-like symptoms in children should be considered a sign of COVID-19 infection.

Major finding: More cases of chilblain-like lesions are described in children suspected of having COVID-19.

Study details: A case series of 4 patients age 5-11 years in Milan and a retrospective series of 22 patients age 6-17 years in Madrid.

Disclosures: Christina Colonna, MD, and colleagues have no conflicts of interest to declare. David Andina, MD, and colleagues provided no statement of disclosures.


Colonna C et al. Ped Derm. 2020 May 6. doi: 10.1111/pde.14210; Andina D et al. Ped Derm. 2020 May 9. doi: 10.1111/pde.14215.