Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy

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Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy
Dermis with inflammatory infiltrate which consists of small and medium mononuclear cells

Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy is a skin condition of pregnancy characterized by small follicular pustules scattered widely over the trunk, appearing during the second or third trimester, and resolving by 2 or 3 weeks after delivery.[1] It is type of atopic eruption of pregnancy.[2]

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  1. James, William D.; Elston, Dirk; Treat, James R.; Rosenbach, Misha A.; Neuhaus, Isaac (2020). "21. Chronic blistering dermatoses". Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (13th ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier. p. 466. ISBN 978-0-323-54753-6. Archived from the original on 2023-07-01. Retrieved 2023-05-15.
  2. Stefaniak, Aleksandra A.; Pereira, Manuel P.; Zeidler, Claudia; Ständer, Sonja (March 2022). "Pruritus in Pregnancy". American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. 23 (2): 231–246. doi:10.1007/s40257-021-00668-7. ISSN 1179-1888. PMID 35191007. Archived from the original on 2022-08-19. Retrieved 2023-05-16.