Thursday, September 3, 2015


This rash begins in the second or third trimester. The erythematous excoriated nodules or papules are seen on the extensor surfaces of limbs and the trunk. It should resolve in the immediate postpartum period. Labs are unrevealing.

Challenge: What is one of the many names for this disease?

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1 comment:

Craig Chen said...


This is prurigo of pregnancy, also called prurigo gestatinonis of Besnier, Nurse’s early onset prurigo of pregnancy, Spangler’s papular dermatitis of pregnancy, and linear IgM disease of pregnancy.

Source: UpToDate.