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Glossary for Silver striae in pregnancy

Medical terms related to Silver striae in pregnancy or mentioned in this section include:

  • Cushing syndrome: A rare syndrome where excessive secretion of corticosteroids by the adrenal cortex leads to a variety of symptoms. Hormone-secreting adrenal or pituitary tumors are often the cause of the excessive corticosteroid secretion.
  • Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy-related conditions: Any condition that is related to or caused by pregnancy
  • Senior conditions: Any condition that affects a senior person
  • Silver striae: stretch marks over the abdomen.
  • Spastic paraplegia 17: A rare syndrome characterized by progressive weakness and wasting mainly in the hands and feet.
  • Striae: are a form of scarring on the skin with a silvery-white hue. They are caused by tearing of the dermis
  • Striae in pregnancy: Striae in pregnancy describes the presence of stretch marks on the skin. If they are silver, the stretch marks are older and probably present since an earlier pregnancy or other event. New stretch marks are usually a reddish purple in colour. Stretch marks commonly occur on the abdomen, breasts, thighs and buttocks.
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

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