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Origin of eclampsia
OTHER WORDS FROM eclampsiaec·lamp·tic, adjective
Words nearby eclampsia
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Eclampsia, first described by Hippocrates 2,400 years ago, is the medical name for seizures during pregnancy.Beyond ‘Downton Abbey’: Preeclampsia Maternal Deaths Continue Today|Eleni Tsigas, Christine Morton|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This operation is advocated by some obstetricians in certain cases of eclampsia and placenta prvia.
Poison was of course suspected; but her death was really caused by puerperal convulsions (eclampsia).
In eclampsia it diverts blood from the brain and depresses the motor neurons of the spinal cord.
Peterson reviewed 500 cases of cesarean section for eclampsia done by 259 operators in various countries.
Every pregnant woman should be watched to prevent eclampsia, if possible, because all are liable to this outcome.