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.
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Familial occurrence of pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy.
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy and its relationship to maternal-fetal weight gain and twin pregnancy.
Pregnancy outcome of patients with pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy.
Skips 60 mg/d, IVIG, or a pregnancy 8% cyclosporene in of the time refractory cases PUPPP (8-10) Topical steroids Uncommon and antihistamines ICP (14,17,19-22) Ursodeoxycholic acid Frequent 450-1200 mg/d EP/PP (4, 10, 24) Symptomatic treatment Frequent with topical steroids or antihistamines APPP (27-29) Prednisone 15/60 mg/d, Unknown cyclosporine 100 mg twice daily in refractoy cases, management associated hypocalcemia PFP (24, 29) Topical steroids Unknown APPP, acute pustular psoriasis of pregnancy; EP-PP, eczema of pregnancy-pruritus of pregnancy; ICP, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy; IVIG, intravenous immunoglobulin; PFP, pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy; PG, pemphigoid gestationis; PUPPP, pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy.
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy now called as polymorphic eruption of pregnancy is a pruritic, inflammatory skin disorder seen in anywhere from 1 in 120 to 1 in 240 pregnancies.
Major dermatoses which occur in pregnancy and some that can be precipitated by pregnancy include pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, impetigo herpetiformis, gestational pemphigoid (pemphigoid gestations, herpes gestationis), intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, prurigo gestationis, pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy, Spangler's papular dermatitis of pregnancy, linear IgM dermatosis of pregnancy.