Update: Cutaneous manifestations in COVID-19

Up to 20% of COVID-19 cases have shown skin manifestations. Therefore, in trying to detect and manage the disease earlier and more effectively, it is important to understand how COVID-19 can appear on the skin.

Many general practitioners and dermatologists have reported an increased incidence of severe hand eczema during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Severe disease with Kawasaki-like symptoms in children has shown a possible association with COVID-19.

Uusi tutkimus valottaa melanoomasolujen viestintää mikrorakkuloiden välityksellä.

We have seen quite a few interesting results within Merkel cell carcinomas (MCC) patient treatment. New data consolidate the rationale for including immunotherapy as part of standard treatment for patients with MCCs.

Causes of non-melanoma skin cancer

X-ray, UVB light, HPV apoptosis inhibition and reduced immunosurveillance can cause NMSC. Also, hereditary disease genes, a number of genotypical and phenotypical traits as well as sunbathing practices, including tanning beds, can increase the risk of cancer.

#Tuorein julkaisu


Nro. 01 • maaliskuu 2020
4. vuosikerta
  • Melanooma
  • Siitepölyallergia
  • Tatuointien ihokomplikaatiot

Special Issue

Updates on COVID-19



Johanna Hagman,

Johanna Hagman,
LT, ihotautien ylilääkäri

Satu Wastimo,

Satu Wastimo,
Ihotautien ja allergologian erikoislääkäri