Which CT findings are characteristic of eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Characteristic CT scan findings include cortical hypodense areas, particularly in the occipital lobes, and diffuse cerebral edema, which is believed to correspond to petechial hemorrhages and diffuse edema noted in postmortem studies.


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