Skin Manifestations Associated with COVID-19: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

Authors: Giovanni Genovese,a,bChiara Moltrasio,a,cEmilio Berti,a,b and Angelo Valerio Marzanoa,b,* Dermatology. 2020 Nov 24 : 1–12.Published online 2020 Nov 24. doi: 10.1159/000512932PMCID: PMC7801998PMID: 33232965 Abstract Background Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is an ongoing global pandemic caused by the “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2” (SARS-CoV-2), which was isolated for the first time in Wuhan (China) in December 2019. Common symptoms include fever, cough, fatigue, […]

First case of postmortem study in a patient vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2

Author:TorstenHansenaUlfTitzeaNidhi Su AnnKulamadayil-HeidenreichbSabineGlombitzacJohannes, et. al. Highlights • We report on a patient with a single dose of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. • He developed relevant serum titer levels but died 4 weeks later. • By postmortem molecular mapping, we found viral RNA in nearly all organs examined. • However, we did not observe any characteristic morphological features of COVID-19. • […]

Pathological findings in organs and tissues of patients with COVID-19: A systematic review

Authors: Sasha Peiris 1 2, Hector Mesa 3, Agnes Aysola 4, Juan Manivel 5, Joao Toledo 1 2, Marcio Borges-Sa 6, Sylvain Aldighieri 1 2, Ludovic Reveiz 2 7 Abstract Background: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is the pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 that has caused more than 2.2 million deaths worldwide. We summarize the reported pathologic findings on biopsy and autopsy in patients with severe/fatal COVID-19 and documented the presence and/or effect of SARS-CoV-2 in all organs. […]