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Abeer Fatimaabout 1 month ago
High Risk Factors of Pre-eclampsia

High Risk Factors of Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is an obstetrical condition characterized by hypertension and signs and symptoms of organ dysfunctions. Most commonly involved organs are kidneys. Renal dysfunction is characterized by proteinuria and secondary edema. High risk factors of pre-eclampsia are: - previous history of pre-eclampsia - chronic kidney disease - autoimmune diseases e.g., SLE or APLA - chronic hypertension - type I or type II diabetes mellitus Reference: Obstetrics by Ten Teachers, 20th Edition Image via: https://www.nursefamilypartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2-Hypertension-in-Pregnancy_Final_Version_TFNP_SvobodaSmaller.pdf

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