herpes gestationis

Pemphigoid gestationis is an itchy papular and vesiculovacuolar bullous rash that occurs during pregnancy or after birth. The diagnosis is made clinically or by skin biopsy. Treatment includes topical or systemic corticosteroids.

Pemphigoid gestationis seems to be an autoimmune phenomenon which is probably caused by an IgG antibody to a 180 kD antigen in the basement membrane of the skin. Although gestational herpes named above, this disease is not caused by herpes virus.

Pemphigoid gestationis is an itchy papular and vesiculovacuolar bullous rash that occurs during pregnancy or after birth. The diagnosis is made clinically or by skin biopsy. Treatment includes topical or systemic corticosteroids. Pemphigoid gestationis seems to be an autoimmune phenomenon which is probably caused by an IgG antibody to a 180 kD antigen in the basement membrane of the skin. Although gestational herpes named above, this disease is not caused by herpes virus. A gestational pemphigoid occurs in 1/2000 to 1 / 50,000 pregnancies; the beginning is usually the 2nd or 3rd trimester, but it can start partum and during the first trimester or directly post. He usually recur in subsequent pregnancies and occurs in 25% of women taking oral contraceptives. Relapses are common for 24 to 48 h post partum and may occur during the subsequent menses or ovulation. Most fetuses are not affected; However, there is transient lesions in <5% of infants born to mothers with gestational pemphigoid. There is an increased risk, including infant death, according to preterm birth and small for gestational age to children. Symptoms and complaints The rash is very itchy. The lesions often start around the navel and spread from there over the body of. Sores and blisters are the specific lesions can develop erythematous plaques. affected the palms, feet, torso, buttocks and thighs, but not the face or mucous membranes are usually. The rash worsens during birth or immediately after birth up to 75% of women and heals typically resolves spontaneously within a few weeks or months. Pemphigoid Gestationalis © Springer Science + Business Media var model = {thumbnailUrl: '/-/media/manual/professional/images/55_bullous_pemphigoid_slide_6_springer_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350' imageUrl: '/ - / media / manual / professional /images/55_bullous_pemphigoid_slide_6_springer_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0 ', title:' pemphigoid Gestationalis 'description:' u003Ca id = "v37897281 " class = ""anchor "" u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = ""para "" u003e u003cp u003eDieses photo shows the bullous pemphigoid-like eruption of pregnancy

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