[ pē′yōō-pē′pē-pē′ ]
Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy; an intensely itching and occasionally vesicular eruption of the trunk and arms appearing in the third trimester of pregnancy. Spontaneous healing occurs within ten days of term.
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