What is the frequency of the most common signs or symptoms of eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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The incidences of signs or symptoms before seizure include the following:

  • Headache (83%)

  • Hyperactive reflexes (80%)

  • Marked proteinuria (52%)

  • Generalized edema (49%)

  • Visual disturbances (44%)

  • Right upper quadrant pain or epigastric pain (19%)


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