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Medical Condition:
Eclampsia
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Fits which may occur in undiagnosed cases of toxaemia (poisoning by bacteria) in pregnancy. The spasms lead to temporary loss of consciousness; most women have signs of pre-eclampsia, - high blood pressure and/or protein in the urine. There is risk of suffocation while the seizure is occurring; fortunately most women make a full recovery.

 

 

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