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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology


Urticaria and its management in the context of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19)


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Author Details : Kiran Godse, Anant Patil*, Gauri Godse

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 102-104


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Abstract

Ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is causing significant healthcare, social and
occupational impact. COVID-19 may pose unique challenges for all healthcare specialists, including
dermatologists while treating skin conditions including urticaria, a common dermatological condition.
Chronic urticaria i.e. symptoms persisting for more than six weeks is a heterogenous dermatological
disorder which can significantly impair the quality of life of sufferer. In this article, we discuss the potential
implications of COVID-19 in relation to presentation and management of urticaria. Understanding various
aspects related to COVID-19 and urticaria may help to take appropriate measures to avoid complications
and improve outcomes.

Keywords: COVID19, Pandemic, Urticaria.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijced.2020.022

How to cite : Godse K, Patil A , Godse G , Urticaria and its management in the context of coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19). IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2020;6(2):102-104

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