prurigo of pregnancy

prurigo of pregnancy

An intensely pruritic wave of scattered papules which develops over the distal extremities, earlier in the pregnancy than toxic erythema of pregnancy.
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pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy [PUPP]); 3) prurigo of pregnancy (PP); and 4) pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy (PF).
In present study, prurigo of pregnancy was seen in 13% patients.
The first attempt to classify these conditions was made by Holmes and Black in 1982-83 who classified them into: a) Pemphigoid Gestationis (PG) or Herpes Gestationis(HG), b) Polymorphic Eruption of Pregnancy (PEP) or Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPPP), c) Prurigo of Pregnancy (PP) and d) Pruritic Folliculitis of Pregnancy (PF).
5%) patients had prurigo of pregnancy, 4 (2%) had dermatoses associated with Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP), 3 (1.
2) Pruitic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy This condition is known by many names besides its acronym PUPPP: polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, toxemic erythema of pregnancy, and late prurigo of pregnancy.
This condition is known by many names besides PUPPP: polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, toxemic erythema of pregnancy, and late prurigo of pregnancy.
Following specific pruritic dermatoses of pregnancy were searched and recorded on pre-designed proforma and analyzed: pemphigoid gestationis, polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, prurigo of pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, eczema in pregnancy and pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy.
Prurigo of Pregnancy was the commonest specific disorder of pregnancy accounting for 22.
Atopic eruption of pregnancy is a new term used to include previous nonspecific diagnoses such as prurigo of pregnancy and pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy.
These include pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP), prurigo of pregnancy, pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy, pemphigoid gestationis etc.
Prurigo of pregnancy (96%) was the most common dermatoses seen followed by pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy (2%), herpes gestationis (1%) and polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (1%).