What is the fetal mortality rate in women with eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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The fetal mortality rate varies from 13-30% due to premature delivery and its complications. Placental infarcts, abruptio placentae, intrauterine growth retardation, and fetal hypoxia also contribute to fetal demise. [2]


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