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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 146-148

Postpartum pemphigoid gestationis


Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Sumi Thomas
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode - 673 008, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.94291

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Pemphigoid gestationis (PG) or herpes gestationis is a rare autoimmune subepidermal blistering disorder associated with pregnancy. The condition typically develops during the second or third trimester of pregnancy, but has been rarely reported in the first trimester and postpartum period. Here, we report a case of PG that presented for the first time in the postpartum period, associated with a low birth weight baby.


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