Leah Groth
April 22, 2020

The signs have mainly shown up in children and young adults—sometimes preceding other COVID-19 symptoms.


As COVID-19 continues to spread across the US, more potential and confirmed symptoms of the disease have been discovered. In addition to the most common symptoms (fever, shortness of breath, and dry cough), COVID-19 has also shown up as conjunctivitis (aka, pink eye), skin rashes, and digestive issues like diarrhea. Now, dermatologists are looking into another potential sign of a coronavirus infection dubbed "COVID toes."
The news initially came from a press release shared on April 9 by the General Council of Official Colleges of Podiatrists in Spain after podiatrists began "registering numerous cases of sick people, mainly children and young people, who had small dermatological lesions on their feet"—sometimes in the absence of other COVID-19 symptoms; sometimes before the appearance of other symptoms.

Read more: https://www.health.com/condition/inf...DbqTN8-J13R1Y0