rash in pregnancy

Last reviewed 03/2020

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