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  • intrauterine growth rest
  • The fetus may grow more slowly than normal within the womb (uterus) of a woman with eclampsia, which is termed intrauterine growth restriction and may result in the child appearing small for gestational age or being born with low birth weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • fetus
  • Depending on the age of the fetus, eclampsia causes fetal death in nine to 23% of cases. (healthline.com)
  • Play media There are risks to both the mother and the unborn child (fetus) when eclampsia occurs. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the risk to the health of the fetus or the mother is high, the definitive treatment for eclampsia is delivery of the baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • mate choice and disease susceptibility genomic conflict between mother and fetus that results in pre-eclampsia Humans evolved to live as simple hunter-gatherers in small tribal bands, a very different way of life and environment compared to that faced by contemporary humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • maternal
  • The first priority in the management of eclampsia is to prevent maternal injury and to support respiratory and cardiovascular functions. (psychiatryadvisor.com)
  • Physiologically, research has linked pre-eclampsia to the following physiologic changes: alterations in the interaction between the maternal immune response and the placenta, placental injury, endothelial cell injury, altered vascular reactivity, oxidative stress, imbalance among vasoactive substances, decreased intravascular volume, and disseminated intravascular coagulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • transient
  • Furthermore, some patients regain vision completely, as is the case with transient cortical blindness associated with eclampsia and the side effects of certain anti-epilepsy drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • subsequent
  • This study was not specifically designed to investigate the link between pre-eclampsia and thyroid problems, which adds a limitation to the case control part of this subsequent study. (www.nhs.uk)