Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy

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

Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy is a dermatosis 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][2]

See also


  1. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. Page 471. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Tunzi M, Gray GR (January 2007). Common skin conditions duringTunzi, M.; Gray, G. R. (January 2007). "pregnancy". Am Fam Physician. 75 (2): 211–8. PMID 17263216.