Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome induced by COVID-19: A case report
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Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome is a rare condition characterized by a triad of orofacial edema, facial paralysis, and fissured tongue. Histopathological examination of the disease has demonstrated areas of inflammation involving mast cells. Activated mast cells also play a part in the pathogenesis of COVID-19 infection, as they release cytokines in the lungs. We present a case of a female patient presenting with edema. We present a case of a female patient presenting with edema. Her examination revealed edema in the right lower lip, right facial paralysis, and fissured tongue. COVID-19 may be associated with which was not previously included in the etiology of the disease.
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