A case-control study of polymorphic eruption of pregnancy.

  title={A case-control study of polymorphic eruption of pregnancy.},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Regnier and Virginie Fermand and Pierre Yves Levy and Serge Uzan and S{\'e}lim Aractingi},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={58 1},
BACKGROUND Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy (PEP) is a pruritic disease that usually occurs in primiparous women, most commonly in the last trimester of pregnancy. The origin and pathomechanisms still remain unknown. OBJECTIVES We attempted to determine the parameters that may be associated with or complicate the course of PEP. METHODS Data of 200 pregnant women (40 PEP and 160 control) were studied retrospectively and compared statistically using univariable and multivariable analysis… CONTINUE READING

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