Autoimmune Progesterone Dermatitis: A Curse for Female Anesthesiologists?
Volume 1 ; Issue 2 ; in Month : Jun-Dec (2018) Article No : 109
Singhal VP, Jindal P, Harsh M, et al.
Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis is a rare cyclic premenstrual allergic reaction to progesterone produced during the luteal phase of a woman’s menstrual cycle. Patients present with a variety of conditions including erythema multiforme, eczema, urticaria, angioedema, and progesterone-induced anaphylaxis. A thirty-seven-year-old female anesthesiologist reported erythema multiforme and urticarial rash prior to her menses for last five cycles. She was treated effectively with oral antihistaminic and life style modifications.
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