Risk factors for the development of striae gravidarum

  title={Risk factors for the development of striae gravidarum},
  author={Hibah O Osman and Nelly G Rubeiz and Hala M. Tamim and Anwar H. Nassar},
  booktitle={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors associated with striae gravidarum (SG). STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional study of 112 primiparous women delivering at a private teaching hospital was conducted. Participants were assessed during the immediate postpartum period for evidence of SG. Presence and severity of SG were compared to characteristics of women using t tests and Chi-square tests. RESULTS Sixty percent of the study participants had developed SG. Women who… CONTINUE READING
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