2020
DOI: 10.1111/dth.14194
View full text
|
Sign up to set email alerts
|
Share

Abstract: Recent demonstration of angiotensin I converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) and transmembrane protease, serine 2 (TMPRSS) expressions, both necessary for entry of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) into the host cells, in human epidermis suggests that skin might be a cellular host and a potential transmission route for the virus, especially in skin fragility conditions. 1 Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a skin fragility disorder caused by mutations in genes expressed in the cutaneous basement …

Expand abstract

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Citation Types

0
4
0

Paper Sections

0
0
0
0
0

Publication Types

0
0
0
0

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals