What are the central nervous system effects of eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Eclampsia can result in central nervous system (CNS) abnormalities such as cerebral overperfusion due to loss of autoregulation, cerebral edema, and cerebral hemorrhage.

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