Headache and seizure on postpartum day 5: late postpartum eclampsia

Ginzburg, Val E.; Wolff, Bryan
February 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/17/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 4, p425
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 37-year old pregnant woman with headache and seizure disorders. The patient underwent an oral glucose tolerance test to diagnose gestational diabetes. The patient was admitted to a hospital to monitor his blood pressure and treat the edema in her feet. It also notes that the patient developed a mild leukocytosis and mild anemia with 122 hemoglobin level.


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