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Preeclampsia (cont.)

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Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference. Preeclampsia.

MedscapeReference. Eclampsia.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Andrea Witlin, DO, PhD, Former Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch Editors: Bryan D Cowan, MD, Director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi College of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Lee P Shulman, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head, Section of Reproductive Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.


Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2012

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Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-specific syndrome characterized by new-onset hypertension and proteinuria, occurring usually after 20 weeks' gestation.

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