• A patient had herpes gestationis that had persisted for over 11 years post partum despite aggressive therapy with corticosteroids, dapsone, and various immunosuppressants. Postpartum exacerbation is a characteristic feature of herpes gestationis. However, it usually is of short duration and is responsive to conventional therapy.
(Arch Dermatol 1985;121:924-926)
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