An itching, autoimmune, bullous skin disease that occurs during the last two trimesters of pregnancy and PUERPERIUM. It also affects non-pregnant females with tissue of placenta origin, such as choriocarcinoma; or hydatidiform mole. It exhibits antigenic and clinical similarity to bullous pemphigoid (pemphigoid, bullous). This disease does not involve herpes viruses (old name, herpes gestationis).

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