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Related to striae gravidarum: linea alba, Striae Distensae, striae atrophicae

stria

1. Geology any of the parallel scratches or grooves on the surface of a rock caused by abrasion resulting from the passage of a glacier, motion on a fault surface, etc.
2. fine ridges and grooves on the surface of a crystal caused by irregular growth
3. Biology anatomy a narrow band of colour or a ridge, groove, or similar linear mark, usually occurring in a parallel series
4. Architect a narrow channel, such as a flute on the shaft of a column

stria

[′strī·ə]
(biology)
A minute line, band, groove, or channel.

stria

1. A fillet.
2. A rib, esp. one repeated to give texture.
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The most common cutaneous manifestation observed was striae gravidarum (stretch marks) affecting 143 (71.5%) of study population.
Regarding pregnancy-induced skin changes, the most common change found in our study was striae gravidarum (stretch marks).
Striae gravidarum (SG, also called' striae distensae') is a common condition observed in pregnancy to various extents.
The severity of striae gravidarum was divided into three categories, 0 (absent), 1 to 2 (mild), and 3 to 8 (severe), as assessed by Davey's score.
The presence of striae gravidarum on the abdominal skin is observed in 39.3%.
In patients with observed striae gravidarum on her abdominal skin, 93.93% of them experience surgical wound pain.
(9.) J-Orh R, Titapant V, Chuenwattana P, Tontisirin P: Prevalence and associate factors for striae gravidarum. J Med Assoc Thai.
(10.) Madlon-Key DJ: Striae gravidarum. Folklore and fact.
Among the physiological changes, most common were the pigmentary changes including linea nigra, areolar pigmentation and melasma followed by connective tissue changes mainly including striae gravidarum (Table 1).
In our study, striae gravidarum were seen in 299 (87.7%) cases.
Indubitably, striae gravidarum (stretch marks) are one of the most common physiologic skin changes in pregnancy, visible in up to 90% of pregnant white women [20].