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Pre-ecplamsia is an Acute disease state in pregnant women, and is a leading cause of maternal mortality. Death results from failure to treat the pre-eclampsia, leading to Eclampsia with resulting Stroke, Liver rupture and pulmonary Oedema.
- A main feature characterising pre-eclampsia is maternal Hypertension with Systolic BP >140mmHg.
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- ↑ Mol, B., Roberts, C., Thangaratinam, S., Magee, L., de Groot, C. and Hofmeyr, G. (2015). Pre-eclampsia. The Lancet.