pre-eclampsia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pre-eclampsia abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
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Usage


In news:

Midyette had pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy, a dangerous condition associated with high blood pressure, fluid retention and weight gain.
Alere sees positive results in pre-eclampsia study.
Anticonvulsants are used for pre-eclampsia in the belief they prevent eclamptic convulsions, and so improve outcome.
Pre-eclampsia complicated by blindness.
21 year-old with pre-eclampsia complicated by blindness.
Novel biomarker diagnostic test could revolutionize the diagnosis of pre-eclampsia, a complex condition that can be fatal if undiagnosed during pregnancy.
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