Definitions for "Preeclampsia"
Also known as Toxemia, preeclampsia is a serious condition occurring during pregnancy, characterized by hypertension, protein in the urine after the 20th week of pregnancy and swelling.
Also known as toxemia, this condition usually occurs in women during the second half of pregnancy. If you have this condition, you will have signs that include high blood pressure, swelling that doesn't subside and higher-than-normal amounts of protein in your urine. It's a problem that is more likely to happen to you if it's your first pregnancy or if your mother or sisters had it. It's also more prevalent in women who are pregnant with more than one baby, are in their teen years, and in women over the age of 40. If you have high blood pressure or kidney disease, you also are at greater risk for pre-eclampsia.
a medical term to define the maternal condition of elevated blood pressure, edema of the hands and feet, and the presence of protein in the urine during a woman's pregnancy. Also known as toxemia or pregnancy-induced hypertension.  When preeclampsia is severe, a medically indicated preterm delivery may become necessary.
Keywords:  chien, khan, ascorbic, peroxides, lipid
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