Dermatology Book


Skin Conditions of Pregnancy

Aka: Skin Conditions of Pregnancy, Pregnancy Related Rash, Dermatitis in Pregnancy, Dermatoses of Pregnancy
  1. See Also
    1. Hyperpigmentation in Pregnancy (e.g. Melasma)
    2. Pruritus in Pregnancy
  2. Causes: Pregnancy Specific
    1. See Hyperpigmentation in Pregnancy (e.g. Melasma)
    2. Impetigo Herpetiformis
    3. Pruritic Folliculitis of pregnancy
    4. Striae Gravidarum
  3. Causes: Pregnancy-Related Pruritic Conditions
    1. See Pruritus in Pregnancy
    2. Common
      1. Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy
      2. Prurigo of Pregnancy
      3. Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy
    3. Uncommon
      1. Herpes Gestationis or Pemphigoid Gestationis
      2. Pruritic Folliculitis of Pregnancy
  4. Causes: Exacerbated by Pregnancy
    1. Hirsutism
    2. Nail changes (e.g. Onycholysis, brittle nails, grooves)
    3. Telangiectasias
    4. Skin Tags (regress after pregnancy)
  5. References
    1. Gregory (2018) Am Fam Physician 98(9): 595-602 [PubMed]

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