Definition of Eclampsia. Meaning of Eclampsia. Synonyms of Eclampsia

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Definition of Eclampsia

Eclampsia
Eclampsia Ec*lamp"si*a, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a shining forth, fr. ? to shine forth; ? out + ? to shine.] (Med.) A fancied perception of flashes of light, a symptom of epilepsy; hence, epilepsy itself; convulsions. Note: The term is generally restricted to a convulsive affection attending pregnancy and parturition, and to infantile convulsions.

Meaning of Eclampsia from wikipedia

- Eclampsia is the onset of seizures (convulsions) in a woman with pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia is a disorder of pregnancy in which there is high blood...
- Pre-eclampsia is a disorder of pregnancy characterized by the onset of high blood pressure and often a significant amount of protein in the urine. When...
- cause is unknown. The condition occurs in ****ociation with pre-eclampsia or eclampsia. Other risk factors include previously having the syndrome, a mother...
- gestation without the presence of protein in the urine or other signs of pre-eclampsia. Gestational hypertension is defined as having a blood pressure greater...
- used to treat and prevent low blood magnesium and seizures in women with eclampsia. It is also used in the treatment of torsades de pointes, severe asthma...
- this adjective: Fulminant liver failure Fulminant colitis Fulminant pre-eclampsia Fulminant meningitis Purpura fulminans Fulminant hepatic venous thrombosis...
- complications during pregnancy. The potentially fatal complication pre-eclampsia was observed to occur less in women who regularly engaged in fellatio...
- presentations include intracranial bleeding, aortic dissection, and pre-eclampsia or eclampsia. M****ive, rapid elevations in blood pressure can trigger any of...
- abnormal nerve excitation or blood vessel spasm in such conditions as eclampsia. Elemental magnesium is a gray-white lightweight metal, two-thirds the...
- "parasitic hemolysis" in medical literature. See ****P syndrome, Pre-eclampsia, and Eclampsia Hemolytic disease of the newborn is an autoimmune disease resulting...