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Eclampsia

Introduction: Eclampsia

Description of Eclampsia

Eclampsia (medical condition): Any type of high blood pressure occuring during pregnancy is a type of "gestational hypertension". Preeclampsia is severe high blood ...more

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Eclampsia: a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Eclampsia: convulsions and coma occurring in pregnant or puerperal women, associated with hypertension, edema, and proteinuria.
Source: Diseases Database

Eclampsia: convulsions and coma occurring in pregnant or puerperal women, associated with hypertension, edema, and proteinuria.
Source: CRISP

Eclampsia: Onset of HYPERREFLEXIA; SEIZURES; or COMA in a previously diagnosed pre-eclamptic patient (PRE-ECLAMPSIA).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Eclampsia as a Disease

Eclampsia (medical condition): See Eclampsia (disease information).
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Eclampsia: Related Diseases

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Eclampsia: Article Excerpts

Eclampsia is the occurrence, in a woman with preeclampsia, of seizures that cannot be attributed to other causes. Convulsions usually occur ... (Source: excerpt from REPORT of the WORKING GROUP on RESEARCH on HYPERTENSION DURING PREGNANCY: NHLBI)

Eclampsia is the occurrence, in a woman with preeclampsia, of seizures that cannot be attributed to other causes.... (Source: excerpt from REPORT of the WORKING GROUP on RESEARCH on HYPERTENSION DURING PREGNANCY: NHLBI)

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Eclampsia as a Symptom

Eclampsia (symptom): serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised...more »

Eclampsia (symptom): Eclampsia is the occurrence, in a woman with preeclampsia, of seizures that cannot be attributed to other... (Source: excerpt from REPORT of the WORKING GROUP on RESEARCH on HYPERTENSION DURING PREGNANCY: NHLBI)

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Eclampsia: Related Disease Topics

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Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Eclampsia

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Eclampsia

The following list attempts to classify Eclampsia into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • toxaemia,toxaemia of pregnancy,toxemia,toxemia of pregnancy
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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