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Certain changes in pregnancy are almost physiological.
- common changes include spider naevi, palmer erythema, a generalized hyperpigmentation with local pigmentation of linea alba, areaolae, and genitalia.
- chloasma sometimes occurs
Skin disorders associated with pregnancy include:
- pruritus gravidarum (most common specific disorder)
- polymorphic eruption of pregnancy
- pemphigoid gestationis
- prurigo gravidarum
Last reviewed 03/2020