Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis of pregnancy
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Géber, 1921; Shelley et al., 1964; Biermann, 1973
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Very rare autoimmune disease with sensitization to progesterone during pregnancy (see below pregnancy, skin changes) or under oral anti-conception with variable clinical manifestations. Beginning in early pregnancy. In addition to various skin eruptions during pregnancy, recurrent, premenstrual, glucocorticoid-resistant, volatile exanthema may occur. Recurrences can occur in subsequent pregnancies.
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DiagnosisThis section has been translated automatically.
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Other pregnancy dermatoses.
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Targeted measures not known. Symptomatic therapy in cooperation with the gynaecologist.
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Spontaneous abortion, recurrences in subsequent pregnancies.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Biermann SM (1973) Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis of prednancy. Arch Dermatol 107: 896-901
- Géber H (1921) Some data on the pathology of urticaria menstruationalis. Dermatol Period 32: 143-50
- Katayama I et al (1985) Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis with persistent amenorrhea. Br J Dermatol 112: 487-491
- Lens R et al (1978) Autoimmune progesterone dermatosis. Dermatol Mschr 164: 656-661
- Oskay T et al (2002) Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis. Eur J Dermatol 12: 589-591
- Shelley WB, Preucel RW, Spoont SS (1964) Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis. JAMA 190: 147-150
- Snyder JL et al (2003) Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis and its manifestation as anaphylaxis: a case report and literature review. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90: 469-477
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