A case of impetigo herpetiformis associated with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy

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Abstract

ABSTRACT

We herein reported a 26-year-old primigravida with impetigo herpetiformis and intrahepatic cholestasis of gestation. She was in gestation for 34 weeks. She had a 5-month history of pustules on the trunk and limbs that had exacerbated from 1 month before. The jaundice had also emerged lately with increased levels of serous transaminase, bilirubin and bile acid. The histopathology of the lesion confirmed the diagnosis of impetigo herpetiformis. After cesarean section and administration of glucocorticoid, the patient totally recovered.

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