PITYRIASIS ROSEA MIMICKING POLYMORPHIC ERUPTIONS OF PREGNANCY

  • Balaji Ommurugan Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Amita Priya Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Swaminathan Tambaram Natesh UNDERGRADUATE, BANGALORE MEDICAL COLLEGE, RAJIV GANDHI MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE

Abstract

ABSTRACT

Pityriasis Rosea is a self-limiting skin disorder of unknown etiology affecting women more than men. It is very rare in pregnancy and evidence shows conflicting reports on pregnancy outcomes related to Pityriasis Rosea. But however recent evidence says, pregnancy outcomes are not altered, although clinicians must monitor the patient throughout the gestation for adverse outcomes. Hence, we report a case of Pityriasis Rosea infection in a primigravida, in the first trimester and the follow up done in a tertiary care hospital in Southern India.

KEYWORDS

RASH, FIRST TRIMESTER, ANOMALY SCAN, HUMAN HERPES VIRUS

Keywords: Rash, First trimester, Anomaly scan, Human herpes virus.

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Ommurugan, B., A. Priya, and S. T. Natesh. “PITYRIASIS ROSEA MIMICKING POLYMORPHIC ERUPTIONS OF PREGNANCY”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, Vol. 10, no. 10, Sept. 2017, pp. 21-22, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i10.18877.
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