What Are the Risk Factors of Eclampsia?

What are the risk factors of eclampsia?

Factors that may increase the risk of Eclampsia include:

  • First pregnancies
  • Long term high blood pressure before becoming pregnant
  • Pre-existing vascular diseases (diabetes or nephropathy)
  • Thrombophilic diseases such as the antiphospholipid syndrome
  • Genetic component

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