1st Edition

Skin and Pregnancy A Comprehensive Guide for Clinical Practice

Edited By Rashmi Sarkar, Swati Agrawal, Soumya Jagadeesan Copyright 2025
    224 Pages 53 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    224 Pages 53 Color & 5 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This text fills the gap between medical specialties in this topic, covering the dermatological diseases appearing during or affected by pregnancy; it also looks at safe drug usage and the cosmetic and aesthetic concerns of the pregnant woman. Most of the conditions discussed require a combined approach and treatment by the dermatologist and gynaecologist and obstetrician, and this text establishes a united therapeutic approach for all practitioners.

    • Fills the gap between the various specialties involved in managing skin diseases in pregnant patients
    • Offers a unified approach for all health professionals managing pregnant patients
    • Presents a practical and detailed clinical resource

    List of contributors.

    1. Normal changes in the skin during pregnancy - Kanika Chopra and Swati Agrawal. 2. Inflammatory dermatoses during pregnancy: Papulosquamous disease and Eczema - Prashantha GB and Shekhar Neema. 3. Specific dermatoses of pregnancy - Vinitha Varghese Panicker and Radhika Krishna. 4. Vesiculobullous diseases and pregnancy - Renata Heck, Hossein Akbarialiabad, and Dedee F Murrell. 5. Pigmentary disorders in pregnancy - Rashmi Sakar and Vidya Yadav. 6. Disorders of hair in pregnancy and postpartum - Soumya Jagadeesan and Prateek Nayak. 7. Acne and rosacea during pregnancy - Nisha Suyien Chandran and Valencia Long. 8. Melanocytic Nevi and melanoma in pregnancy - Yasmeen Jabeen Bhat and Kurat Sajad. 9. Common Infections and Infestations during pregnancy - Arunima Dhabal and Indrashis Podder. 10. Connective Tissue Diseases and Pregnancy - Shital Poojary and Anmol Bhargava. 11. Sexually transmitted diseases in pregnancy - Taru Garg and Apoorva Maheshwari. 12. Striae Gravidarum and their management - Rajat Kandhari and Noor S. 13. Keloids during pregnancy - Anuradha Kakkanatt Babu and Anncilla Jose. 14. Safety of Dermatological Drugs in Pregnancy and in Lactation - Sara D. Ragi, Emily Garelick, Mark W. Hocevar, Julia Cheng, and Jenny E. Murase. 15. Cosmetics and cosmeceuticals in pregnancy - Pooja Arora and Soumya Narula. 16. Office procedures during pregnancy: chemical peels, lasers, physical therapies - Richa Ojha Sharma. 17. Approach to a pregnant woman with skin lesions - Shalini Warman and Swati Agrawal.



    Rashmi Sarkar MD, FAMS, IFAAD, is the Director Professor, Department of Dermatology, Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated KSCH and SSK Hospitals New Delhi, and Immediate Past President of IADVL, India.

    Swati Agrawal MD, FICOG, FMAS, is a Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India.

    Assistant Editor:
    Soumya Jagadeesan MD, is a Professor, Department of Dermatology, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, India.