Reversible cortical blindness and extraocular muscle palsy have also been documented in eclamptic
In our clinical opinion, if you plan on initiating IV antihypertensive treatment for severe hypertension you also should strongly consider starting magnesium sulfate to reduce the risk of an eclamptic
Studies on the urinary excretion of "xanthurenic acid" during normal and abnormal pregnancy: A survey of the excretion of "xanthurenic acid" in normal nonpregnant, normal pregnant, pre-eclamptic
, and eclamptic
All patients admitted as cases of eclampsia or who develop eclamptic
convulsions after admissions in hospital whether antepartum, intrapartum or postpartum were included.
After son Nick was born, I suffered an eclamptic
seizure and died.
Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted on 65 primiparous eclamptic
patients and 21 normotensive pregnant women in the tertiary care hospitals of Peshawar.
Incidence of posterior reversible encephalopathy in eclamptic
and patients with preeclampsia with neurologic symptoms.
Since autoregulatory capability is completely attenuated if there is a severe endothelial injury, as it is the case in pre-eclampsia, even a moderate rise of blood pressure may lead to neurologic symptoms which culminate in eclamptic
Women with high blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors have a higher incidence of having babies who are small for their age or born early, and are more likely to develop gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia or eclamptic
fits, which can be fatal.
The incidence of serous retinal detachments is approximately 1% for severe pre-eclampsia and 10% for eclamptic
Hypertension is considered to be the hallmark of the diagnosis of eclampsia; nevertheless, patients may be normotensive in even 16-30% of cases [3, 15]; severe hypertension was found in 47% of eclamptic
patients [10, 15].
Another study, which included only eclamptic
mothers, also showed the high perinatal mortality .