What are the maternal complications from eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Maternal complications from eclampsia include the following:

  • Permanent CNS damage from recurrent seizures or intracranial bleeds

  • Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy

  • Renal insufficiency

  • Pulmonary edema

  • Cardiopulmonary arrest


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