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Ansar A, Farshchian M, Yazdanfar A, Pilevar M, Yavangi M, Sabetian R. Physiological Skin Changes Related in Pregnancy. Avicenna J Clin Med 1996; 3 (2)
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Objective: Evaluation skin disorders in pregnancy

Setting and population: 100 pregnant women during half of 13 in Fatemieh Hospital.

Methods and Design: Cross sectional-descriptive study with prospective method.

Main outcome measures: In about 93% of women had pigmentary changes; the most frequentsite was nipple and the other local melanosis were areolae, face, lonea nigra and genital. Striae distensa appeared in 82%, the more often on the abdomen and other were buttocks, breast ^%, of women had skin tages.

Telangiectasis appeared in 44% of women, gingival edema 44%, palmar erythema 22% and hemorrhoid in 5% of women. Palmar sweating increased in 6% and diminished in 22%. Hirutism appear in 20% and Acnea in 22%, edemas of legs in 26%, edemes of eyelids in 4%, Nail changes were in 22%.

Conclusion: We emphasize that skin changes are frequent and polymorphous feature in pregnancy.

Type of Study: Original | Subject: Other Clinical Specialties

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