Home | Recent Submissions | Search | Diagnosis | Quiz | Submit an Image | Index | Blog |About GSA
<< Back to Diagnosis Page  
Image Number 210 (Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy)


Diagnosis: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 35

Type: Clinical

Description: Polymorphous papules and plaques

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

View Full Size

Differential Diagnosis

History: This seven-month-pregnant woman developed a symmetric erythematous pruritic eruption consisted of polymorphous papules and plaques primarily involving the striae of pregnancy on the lower abdomen and spreading to the extremities.  The cause and pathogenesis of PUPPP are not known but it tends to resolve spontaneously shortly after delivery.

Search DermNetNZ   eMedicine   PubMed   Dermatology Online   Archives   JAAD for "Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy"

buy accutane
Home  |  Recent Submissions  |  Search  | Diagnosis  |  Quiz  |  Submit an Image  |  Index  |  About GSA

Copyright © 2005 Global Skin Atlas