Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy: epidemiological, clinical, and histopathological study of 18 cases from Lebanon

@article{Ghazeeri2012PruriticUP,
  title={Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy: epidemiological, clinical, and histopathological study of 18 cases from Lebanon},
  author={Ghina Ghazeeri and Abdul Ghani Kibbi and Ossama Abbas},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={51}
}
Background  Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) is a benign pruritic inflammatory skin disorder that usually affects primigravidae in their third trimester of pregnancy. Studies on this condition from our area are lacking. 

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