Is it possible to prevent striae gravidarum?


Ersoy E., Ersoy A. O. , Celik E. Y. , Tokmak A., Ozler S., Tasci Y.

JOURNAL OF THE CHINESE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.79, no.5, pp.272-275, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcma.2015.12.007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE CHINESE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.272-275

Abstract

Background: Striae gravidarum (SG), commonly called stretch marks, is an important cosmetic problem which is not treatable, although preventive measures might be effective. The aim of this study was to determine individual risk factors causing SG and the degree to which preventive measures could be effective.