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Saturday 21 July 2007

Pre-eclampsia

Preeclampsia is a common, pregnancy-specific disorder characterized by reduced placental perfusion, endothelial dysfunction, elevated blood pressure, and proteinuria. The pathogenesis of this heterogeneous disorder is incompletely understood, but it has a familial component, which suggests that one or more common alleles may act as susceptibility genes. Susceptibility loci: 2p25 (12474145), 9p13 (12474145).

Videos

- Eclampsia in kidneys (by Washington Deceit)

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See also

- eclampsia
- pre-eclampsia