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Specific dermatoses of pregnancy and their treatment.
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PMID:  23914884     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The specific dermatoses of pregnancy represent a diverse group of intensely pruritic dermatoses, occurring only in the puerperal state. The relative rarity of these conditions, the often variable clinical appearance, and the lack of definitive diagnostic tests have led to confusion regarding the appropriate diagnosis and management of the specific dermatoses of pregnancy. Herein we review the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of five dermatoses occurring during pregnancy: pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, atopic eruption of pregnancy, pemphigoid gestationis, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, and pustular psoriasis of pregnancy.
Authors:
Stephanie Lehrhoff; Miriam Keltz Pomeranz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatologic therapy     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1529-8019     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol Ther     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-08-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9700070     Medline TA:  Dermatol Ther     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  274-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, New York.
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