Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

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Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

Synonyms: PUPPP | Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy

A rare skin disease characterized by urticarial papules and plaques with severe pruritus mainly on the abdomen buttocks and proximal thighs. The condition usually develops during the third trimester of the first pregnancy although presentation in the postpartum period which may also feature other types of skin lesions has been described in some cases. The symptoms generally resolve within few weeks.

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