Five COVID-related symptoms are known to affect the skin: acral rash, burning rash, erythematopapular rash, urticarial rash, and unusual hair loss. According to a retrospective study that compared clinical data from over 300,000 participants in the United Kingdom during both the Omicron and Delta waves, these skin symptoms differed depending on the COVID variant. Skin-related symptoms during the Omicron wave were less frequent than during the Delta wave; researchers have been observing a decline in skin manifestations in patients infected with Omicron subvariants.
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Cite this: Glenn Wortmann. Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19 Variants - Medscape - Aug 03, 2022.