Are COVID toes a real thing?

In April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic reports began to surface of skin lesions (chilblains) appearing on the toes with a high frequency in those infected with the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19. Are they a real thing?

Resources on COVID toes:

This thread on the forum, Podiatry Arena, lists and links to all the differing opinions and research on COVID toes:

This chat from PodChatLive discussed the current issues around the concept and if it was a real thing: