It manifests itself more often.
Spanish researchers found that a third of patients with COVID-19 and a skin rash on the hands and feet have also been changes in the oral cavity.
A team of scientists examined at the hospital, 21 patients with mers have had a skin rash. As it turned out, these spots usually appear within two weeks after people first appeared more well-known symptoms — fever, or shortness of breath.
Six patients had skin rash and small spots on the mucous membranes such as the mouth, nose and throat. They were all aged 40 to 69 years, four of the six were women.
“Despite the increase in the number of reports of skin rash in patients with COVID-19, making an etiological diagnosis is a complex task,” the authors write.