Dermatoses of pregnancy
The pregnancy can be adjoined by physiological or pathological changes in the skin. Some of them are determined by particular hormonal profile of pregnancy. Physiologic changes can be pigmentary, vascular, hair and nails changes and structural changes of the skin. The dermatoses that can appear in the pregnant women fall in two categories.
The firs category is that of diseases that appear for the first time in pregnancy and are specific to pregnancy.
The second category is that of preexisting conditions, that get better or worse during pregnancy.