Author | Maria-Magdalena Roth, MD, PhD


Dermatoses of Pregnancy at a Glance

June 23, 2011

During pregnancy, every mother-to-be undergoes radical psychological and physiological changes (endocrinologic, immunologic, metabolic, or vascular) whose influence may trigger various skin manifestations, even during the very first weeks of gestation.

Dermatoses of Pregnancy: Figures & Captions

June 20, 2011

Figure 2a. Highly pruritic abdominal rash in a 24-year-old woman’s first pregnancy. A biopsy and direct immunofluorescence confirmed the suspected diagosis of pemphigoid gestationis. (Image courtesy of Dr Scott Ross, ConsultantLive.)