Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy: Review of literature

@article{Brando2017PolymorphicEO,
  title={Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy: Review of literature},
  author={Pedro Brand{\~a}o and B{\'a}rbara Sousa-Faria and Carla Marinho and Pedro Vieira-Enes and Anabela Melo and Lurdes Mota},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={37},
  pages={137 - 140}
}
Abstract Polymorphic Eruption of Pregnancy (PEP) is one of the most common dermatosis related to pregnancy. PEP usually consists of pruritic papules and plaques appearing in the third trimester of pregnancy. It is more common in primigravidae and twin pregnancies. Although not associated with poorer foetal or maternal outcomes, it may be hard for pregnant women to endure. The diagnosis is easy if suspected, though sometimes it may be hard to distinguish from other dermatosis such as atopic… 

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Targetoid lesions in PEP are an uncommon presentation, and the differential diagnosis of PEP along with other dermatoses should be considered, however, the prognosis for this type of P EP is not different from that for classic PEP.

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