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Pemphigoid gestationis

Disease definition

A rare autoimmune bullous skin disease characterized by pruritus with or without polymorphic skin eruptions, affecting pregnant women typically during the second and third trimester. Skin eruptions may include erythematous papules and plaques, erythema multiforme-like or eczematous lesions, papulovesicles, and bullae, and typically affect the umbilicus, abdomen, and extremities.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Gestational pemphigoid
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: L12.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0019343
  • MeSH: D006559
  • GARD: 6497
  • MedDRA: 10019939

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