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Pregnancy and dermatologic therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23182064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dermatologists should be familiar with medication safety in pregnancy to be able to prescribe safely and confidently to pregnant women or women who may become pregnant during the course of treatment for dermatologic conditions. Topical medications should be considered first-line therapy for pregnant women, but certain systemic medications are safe to use in pregnancy and may be prescribed if necessary. Dermatologic surgery may be performed during the second trimester of pregnancy with proper positioning, but elective procedures should be delayed until the postpartum period.
Kelly H Tyler; Matthew J Zirwas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2012-11-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1097-6787     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-25     Completed Date:  2013-05-16     Revised Date:  2014-06-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  663-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 American Academy of Dermatology, Inc. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy,  surgery,  therapy*
Skin Diseases / drug therapy,  surgery,  therapy*
Comment In:
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Jun;70(6):1135-6   [PMID:  24831317 ]
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Jun;70(6):1136-7   [PMID:  24831318 ]

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