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Meadow's syndrome

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Introduction: Meadow's syndrome

Description of Meadow's syndrome

Meadow's syndrome (medical condition): A rare condition that affects pregnant women during the last trimester or within two months after birth. It is characterized by breathing difficult, chest pain, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm abnormalities, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal symptoms and embolisms. See also Meadows syndrome:
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Meadow's syndrome: A phenomenon in which symptoms of a disease are fabricated by an individual other than the patient causing unnecessary, and often painful, physical examinations and treatments. This syndrome is considered a form of CHILD ABUSE, since another individual, usually a parent, is the source of the fabrication of symptoms and presents the child for medical care.
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Meadow's syndrome: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Meadow's syndrome as a "rare disease".

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Meadow's syndrome as a Disease

Meadow's syndrome (medical condition): See Meadows syndrome (disease information).
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  »Symptoms of Meadows syndrome

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