9 Possible Causes for Linea Nigra in USA

  • Chloasma

    Is my linea nigra related to melasma? … The linea nigra will probably fade back to its pre-pregnancy color several months after you deliver your baby. … During pregnancy, pigmentation from increased melanin production turns the linea alba into the linea nigra (black line).[1]

  • Impetigo Herpetiformis

    to the pubic region, hyperpigments during pregnancy to become the “linea nigra.” … The increase in the melanocyte-stimulating hormone, estrogen, and progesterone, each play a role in these changes. 8 Linea nigra Linea alba, a line extending from the xiphoid … The linea nigra is the line that often forms when the abdominal linea alba darkens during pregnancy.[2] [3]

  • Oligohydramnios

    (The pregnant abdomen is divided into four quadrants by using the umbilicus as a reference point to divide the uterus into upper and lower halves, and by using the linea nigra[4]

  • Puerperium

    .  Excessive pigment on face and neck (Chloasma) and on abdomen (Linea nigra) barely detectable in 6 weeks time.  Diastasis recti ( Overstretching and separation of the[5]

  • Postpartum Period

    That line on your belly might linger for a LONG while Not all women experience the dark line that runs down their bellies during pregnancy (also known as “linea nigra”), but[6]

  • Pregnancy

    This is called the linea nigra. … This is called the linea nigra. … Skin: Pigmentation changes in pregnancy include chloasma (the so-called mask of pregnancy), areolar darkening, and linea nigra (a pigmented line that vertically bisects the[7]

  • Incomplete Spontaneous Abortion

    Perut : Striae livide ada, striae albicans ada, linea nigra ada, tidak terdapat luka bekas operasi.[8]

  • Multiparity
    Linea Nigra
  • Diastasis Recti and Weakness of the Linea Alba

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  1. Skin darkening during pregnancy (melasma or chloasma), https://www.babycenter.com/0_skin-darkening-dur…
  2. Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy, http://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0115/p211.html
  3. Dermatologic Diseases in Pregnancy | GLOWM, https://www.glowm.com/section_view/heading/Derm…
  4. Oligohydramnios. Read about Oligohydramnios. Information, http://patient.info/doctor/oligohydramnios
  5. Physiological changes in puerperium, http://www.slideshare.net/Shrootishah/physiolog…
  6. 20 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Postpartum, https://www.babble.com/pregnancy/20-things-i-wi…
  7. definition of pregnancy by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  8. ASKEB : ABORTUS INCOMPLETUS | Luria Ingrassia Midwife, http://luriaingrassia.blogspot.com/2012/03/aske…