stretch marks

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Related to striae gravidarum: linea alba, Striae Distensae, striae atrophicae

stretch marks

If the skin is stretched too much (for example, during pregnancy or by rapid weight gain), then the dermis may be torn. This can be seen on the skin as lines called stretch marks, or striae – at first red, turning silvery white.
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stretch marks

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Results: Total of twenty-three cutaneous manifestations were studied including striae gravidarum, hyperpigmentation, hair, nail and vascular changes.
Objective: To evaluate the relationship between striae gravidarum (SG) score and abdominal scar characteristics together with intraperitoneal adhesion (IPA) grades of patients who were hospitalized for second cesarean delivery.
(1) Demographic data: age, parity, height, weight, body surface area, and presence of striae gravidarum or not.
Polson, "Striae gravidarum in primiparae," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Attempt of preventive treatment of striae gravidarum using preventive massage ointment administration.
Clinical associations of striae gravidarum. J Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 24, 270-271.
Effects of olive oil on striae gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy.
On her abdomen and thighs there were streak-shaped pigmentations similar to striae gravidarum. On the second joint of her ring finger of the right hand there was a 0.5cm x 0.5cm painless nodule which was hard in texture, had clear border lines, and could not be moved.
Chang and her associates surveyed a group of 161 women who had given birth and found that 55% had striae gravidarum (SG), which arose on average at a gestational age of 25 weeks.
-- Genetic factors appear to play a role in the development of striae gravidarum, rather than prepregnancy weight or increases in weight during pregnancy, Dr.