pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy


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pru·rit·ic ur·ti·car·i·al pap·ules and plaques of preg·nan·cy (PUPPP),

[MIM*178995]
intensely pruritic papulovesicles that begin on the abdomen in the third trimester and spread peripherally; resolves rapidly after delivery, and does not affect the fetus.

pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP)

[proo͡rit′ik]
small, semisolid, intensely itching blisters that may appear on the abdomen of a pregnant woman and spread peripherally. They begin in the third trimester and resolve spontaneously after delivery.
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Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

toxic erythema of pregnancy

A dermopathy that affects about 1:200 pregnancies, which presents as an intensely pruritic wave of papules and urticarial plaques, with scattered vesicles, over the lateral abdominal wall during the last few weeks of pregnancy, often extending to the trunk and limbs whilst sparing the umbilical region. The lesion resolves with delivery or shortly thereafter.

pru·rit·ic ur·ti·car·i·al pap·ules and plaques of preg·nan·cy

(PUPPP) (prūr-it'ik ŭr'ti-kar'ē-ăl pap'yūlz plaks preg'năn-sē)
Intensely pruritic papulovesicles that begin on the abdomen in the third trimester and spread peripherally, resolve rapidly after delivery, and do not affect the fetus.