Dermatologic DisordersPhysiological Skin Changes During PregnancyTYLER, KELLY H. MD, FACOG Author Information Division of Dermatology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio The author declares that there is nothing to disclose. Correspondence: Kelly H. Tyler, MD, FACOG, 540 Officenter Place, Suite 240, Gahanna, OH. E-mail: [email protected] Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: March 2015 - Volume 58 - Issue 1 - p 119-124 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000077 Buy Metrics Abstract Physicians may often mistake normal physiological skin changes in pregnancy for pathologic changes, so being able to recognize the skin manifestations unique to pregnancy is of the utmost importance to avoid unnecessary testing and stress for the obstetric patient. Most physiological skin changes will resolve postpartum, so reassurance and expectant management is indicated in almost all cases. Copyright © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.