Atopic eruption of pregnancy

Atopic eruption of pregnancy has a usual onset in 1st/2nd trimesters.

Expressed as erythematous papules and nodules on the extensor surfaces of the extremities, but often also affects abdomen

A type of eczema

Also known as prurigo of pregnancy.

Treatment: emollients and topical corticosteroids.

No known risk to fetus.

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