Pregnancy outcome of patients with pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

  title={Pregnancy outcome of patients with pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy},
  author={Iris Ohel and Amalia Levy and Tali Silberstein and Gershon Holcberg and Eyal Sheiner},
  journal={The Journal of Maternal-Fetal \& Neonatal Medicine},
  pages={305 - 308}
  • I. OhelA. Levy E. Sheiner
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Objective. The study was designed to investigate obstetric risk factors and pregnancy outcome of patients with pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP). Methods. A population-based study comparing all pregnancies of women with and without PUPPP was conducted. Deliveries occurred during the years 1988–2002 at the Soroka University Medical Center. A multivariable logistic regression model was constructed in order to find independent risk factors associated with PUPPP. Results… 

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