ID#: 19287
The skin of this patient exhibited a dermatitis that had been diagnosed as a case of prurigo gestationis, or Besnier's prurigo gestationis. When it occurs, prurigo gestationis usually manifests as a papular dermatitis, between weeks 20–34 of pregnancy, and its cause is unknown, Its symptoms include inflammation and itching, which can be treated with topical steroids, and skin moisturizers.
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Creation Date: 1977
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