Bhubaneswar, Oct. 29 -- New York: In a major study, researchers have found that some patients with Covid-19 have persistent skin-related symptoms long after their initial infection has cleared.

The findings, presented at the 29th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, point to another burden experienced by so-called "long haulers" who get better but don't seem to fully recover from Covid-19.

"Our findings reveal a previously unreported subset of patients with long-standing skin symptoms from Covid-19, in particular those with Covid toes," said study author Esther E Freeman from Massachusetts General Hospital in the US.

"This data adds to our knowledge about the long-term effects of Covid-19 in different organ ...