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Preeclampsia

Disease definition

Preeclampsia is a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy that is characterized by new-onset hypertension with proteinuria presenting after 20 weeks of gestation, and depending on mild or severe forms may initially present with severe headache, visual disturbances, and hyperreflexia.

ORPHA:275555

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: O14.0  O14.1  O14.2  O14.9
  • OMIM: 189800  609402  609403  609404  614595
  • UMLS: C0032914
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10036485

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