This exceptional text-atlas provides an overview of the most updated evidence-based information on a variety of skin problems in pregnancy, offering a guide for evaluation, diagnosis, and management. Themes include physiologic skin changes of pregnancy, preexisting skin diseases and tumors affected by pregnancy, pruritus in pregnancy, and specific dermatoses of pregnancy. This book differs from existing content in the field in that it provides an in-depth review of common skin problems in gestation, supported with more than 400 illustrations for essential visual guidance, and a practical guide on how to best manage them. Specific sections on drug safety, cosmetic use, surgical procedures in pregnancy, and dermatoethics are included. Chapters are authored by dermatologists or obstetric physicians with expertise in obstetric dermatology and a wealth of clinical experience in the field.
Special Features: more than 400 color illustrations and online image bank, representing the largest dermatologic image library in pregnancy, including numerous rare cases; Maternal/Fetal Risks and Management Options; tables in each chapter; Key Points; Table at the end of each chapter; and Management recommendations by experts provide step-by-step guidance in reaching therapeutic decisions.show more