toxemia of pregnancy


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Related to toxemia of pregnancy: preeclampsia, eclampsia, HELLP syndrome

toxemia of pregnancy

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Noun1.toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urinetoxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
eclampsia - a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
preeclampsia, pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
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If you're at all familiar with the history of medicine, you won't be surprised to learn that in 2011 pregnant women are still getting ill and in some cases dying from an entirely preventable disease, toxemia of pregnancy.
The effects of treatment with Sairei-to on toxemia of pregnancy, as evaluated by measurement of umbilical arterial blood flow.
CT and angiographic correlation of severe neurological disease in toxemia of pregnancy.