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Pustular Herpes Gestationis

Pustular Herpes Gestationis Abstract Pustular eruptions during pregnancy and the puerperium are rare. A case of herpes gestationis (HG) in which the lesions were predominantly pustules and in which a vesicular or bullous component was not noted is reported. The differential diagnosis of pustular eruptions associated with pregnancy is discussed. Report of a Case A 29-year-old woman (para 2, gravida 2) was seen seven days post partum because of an eruption of three days' duration. Three days following delivery of her first child, a bullous eruption had developed that spontaneously subsided during a period of one to two weeks and was never http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1983 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1983.01650250095026
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Abstract

Abstract Pustular eruptions during pregnancy and the puerperium are rare. A case of herpes gestationis (HG) in which the lesions were predominantly pustules and in which a vesicular or bullous component was not noted is reported. The differential diagnosis of pustular eruptions associated with pregnancy is discussed. Report of a Case A 29-year-old woman (para 2, gravida 2) was seen seven days post partum because of an eruption of three days' duration. Three days following delivery of her first child, a bullous eruption had developed that spontaneously subsided during a period of one to two weeks and was never

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1983

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