Pemphigoid gestationis: current perspectives

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Many skin diseases can occur in pregnant women. However, a few pruritic dermatological conditions are unique to pregnancy, including pemphigoid gestationis (PG). As PG is associated with severe morbidity for pregnant women and carries fetal risks, it is important for the clinician to quickly recognize this disease and refer it for dermatological evaluation and treatment. Herein, we review the pathogenesis, clinical characteristics, and management of PG.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical. Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
Pages (from-to)441-449
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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