Document Detail


Skin changes and diseases associated with pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  683665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
During the gestational period, the skin is among the many organs undergoing changes. Various endocrine changes occurring in pregnancy are thought to give rise to certain skin changes such as pigmentary alterations, abnormalities in hair growth, vascular anomalies, and striae. Also, there are several skin diseases unique to the pregnant woman. Whereas the physiologic skin changes are mainly of cosmetic importance, the various pregnancy-unique skin diseases have associated symptoms, and an increase in both fetal and/or maternal morbidity and mortality is associated with several of these skin diseases.
Authors:
T R Wade; S L Wade; H E Jones
Related Documents :
18173895 - Obstetricians' knowledge and practice behaviors concerning periodontal health and prete...
683665 - Skin changes and diseases associated with pregnancy.
15037925 - A review of systemic retinoid therapy for acne and related conditions.
2702315 - Fertility and pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease.
10349095 - New developments in fetal lung surgery.
16438275 - Does malaria during pregnancy affect the newborn?
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1978 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-42     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Dermatitis / etiology
Female
Hair / growth & development
Hormones / adverse effects
Humans
Impetigo / etiology,  pathology
Jaundice / etiology
Pemphigoid Gestationis / etiology,  pathology
Pigmentation Disorders / etiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Prurigo / etiology,  pathology
Skin / blood supply,  pathology
Skin Diseases / etiology*
Skin Pigmentation / drug effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hormones

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Aberrant breast tissue of the vulva. A case report and review of the literature.
Next Document:  Rubella antibody titer. The significance of low-titered rubella antibodies.