Summary of dermatoses of pregnancy
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When you have completed this tutorial you will be able to:
- describe the physiological changes of the skin, nails and hair in pregnancy
- outline the pathogenesis, prevalence, disease course in pregnancy and functional impact on pregnancy of eczema, psoriasis and acne
- summarise the management of eczema, psoriasis and acne in pregnancy and the postpartum period
- explain the pharmacological management of eczema, psoriasis and acne, including adverse effects
- describe the pathogenesis, prevalence, clinical presentation and investigation of the pregnancy dermatoses (polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, pemphigoid gestationis and atopic eruption of pregnancy)
- outline the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of the pregnancy dermatoses, including adverse effects
- explain the outcomes for both the mother and fetus for pregnancy dermatoses and the recurrence risks.