Increased pigmentation during pregnancy

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Results: During the study period, pregnant women and newborns were examined. During pregnancy, pregnant women The pigmentation disorders Nineteen pregnant women 6.

For the neonatal dermatosis, they were observed with newsborns Conclusion: This study confirms a high frequency of transient dermatoses and physiological dermatological changes respectively in the newborn and during pregnancy in Lome. Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads. Profil des dermatoses de la grossesse et du nouveau-ne en milieu hospitalier a Lome Togo.

Increased pigmentation during pregnancy

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone increases in humans during pregnancy. This, along with increased estrogens, causes increased pigmentation in pregnant women.

Cushing's syndrome due to excess adrenocorticotropic hormone ACTH may also result in hyperpigmentation, such as acanthosis nigricans in the axilla.

Most people with primary Addison's have darkening hyperpigmentation of the skin, including areas not exposed to the sun; characteristic sites are skin creases e.

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