Posts Tagged ‘grossesse’

Skin diseases in pregnancy

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dr Christophe Hsu – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland What are normal skin changes that occur during pregnancy? Due to hormonal changes during pregnancy, the skin around the nipple and genital becomes dark and a dark line develop in the middle of the abdomen (called Linea Nigra). There may be purplish to pink streaks of stretch marks […]

Chloasma (Melasma, Pregnancy Mask)

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

What is melasma? Chloasma consists of brown spots/patches on both sides of the face, especially on the cheeks, upper lips, nose and chin. The distribution is usually symmetrical. Chloasma is mainly seen in women of child-bearing age. The colour in Chloasma darkens during sunlight exposure. Chloasma tends to occur during pregnancy and with the use […]

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