Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy Occurring Postpartum Treated with Intramuscular Injection of Autologous Whole Blood

@article{Kim2017PruriticUP,
  title={Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy Occurring Postpartum Treated with Intramuscular Injection of Autologous Whole Blood},
  author={En Hyung Kim},
  journal={Case Reports in Dermatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={9},
  pages={151 - 156}
}
  • E. Kim
  • Published 27 April 2017
  • Medicine
  • Case Reports in Dermatology
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) is one of the most common diseases associated with pregnancy. [] Key Result A 34-year-old woman presented 1 week postpartum with typical clinical features of PUPPP. The patient showed good response to intramuscular injection of autologous whole blood with no adverse effects to the patient or her baby. Presentation of PUPPP in the postpartum period is rare. Conservative management with topical corticosteroids and oral antihistamines is commonly used…

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