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The skin in pregnancy

Fenella Wojnarowska

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.1413

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The skin in pregnancy

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Pregnancy dermatoses are common, and because they are usually very itchy may ruin the life of the pregnant woman. It is particularly important to recognize when itch is due to intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, which has important implications for the health of both mother and fetus (see ...

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Subjects: Obstetrics

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