Catherine M. Quirk

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Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis and Autoimmune estrogen dermatitis

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis (APD) is an uncommon disease characterized by the appearance of a cyclic rash that develops premenstrually. It is considered a hypersensitivity reaction to either endogenous or exogenous progesterone and has a variable cutaneous presentation. Shelley et al are credited with the first description of APD in…

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