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.

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.
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Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy and its relationship to maternal-fetal weight gain and twin pregnancy.
They include polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP), formerly known as pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP); pemphigoid gestationis (PG), formerly known as herpes gestationis; intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP); and atopic eruption of pregnancy (AEP).AEP includes eczema of pregnancy(EP), prurigo of pregnancy(PP) and pruritic folliculitis(PF).
pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) (PUPPP) intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) and atopic eruption of pregnancy (AEP).
PD = papular dermatitis, PFP = Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy, PG of Besnier = Prurigo gestationis of Besnier, PG = Prurigo gravidarum, PUPPP = Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy.