Not to be Ignored

February 1, 2003

Paris - Papular and pruritic dermatoses of pregnancy are usually the result of three conditions - prurigo, papular dermatitis of pregnancy (PDP), and pruritic folliculitis (PF) - Samantha Vaughan Jones, M.D., F.R.C.P., said at the World Congress of Dermatology. Depending on the symptoms and their severity, these conditions can affect the health of both the mother and her baby.