Lehrhoff Stephanie

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Other dermatoses in pregnancy

Other Dermatoses in Pregnancy 1. What every clinician should know The dermatoses of pregnancy include skin conditions occurring almost exclusively during the gravid or puerperal state. The cutaneous diseases specific to pregnancy include pemphigoid gestationis (PG) and polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP). Atopic eruption of pregnancy (AEP) has recently been added to the literature to…

Polymorphic Eruption of Pregnancy (PEP)

Polymorphic Eruption of Pregnancy (PEP) 1. What every clinician should know Clinical features and incidence Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) is the most common of the specific dermatoses of pregnancy, affecting approximately 0.5% of pregnancies. Adopted from the European literature, the preferred term is polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP). “Bourne’s toxemic rash…

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