What is the prognosis of severe preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Severe preeclampsia accounts for approximately 25% of all cases of preeclampsia. [5] In its extreme, the disease may lead to liver and renal failure, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), and central nervous system (CNS) abnormalities. If preeclampsia-associated seizures develop, the disorder has developed into the condition called eclampsia.


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