Problem

Eclampsia

Other Names:
Pre-eclampsia
Nature:
A hypertensive disease of pregnancy which affects one in ten women and is a major cause of maternal mortality. Eclampsia leads to brain and kidney damage.
Incidence:
75,000 women a year suffer eclampsia.
Related Problems:
Lactation tetany in mares
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
30.06.1999 – 00:00 CEST