Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy in twin and triplet pregnancies

@article{Elling2000PruriticUP,
  title={Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy in twin and triplet pregnancies},
  author={S V Elling and P. Mckenna and Frank C. Powell},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology},
  year={2000},
  volume={14}
}
Background Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) is a common dermatosis of unknown aetiology. Multiple pregnancies occur frequently in most reported series of PUPPP and increased abdominal distension has been considered a factor in its causation. 

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