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Can eclampsia cause brain damage?

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Dr. David Bergman
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Eclampsia

This is unusual, but can happen.
Eclampsia is preeclampsia with seizures. It is unusual for these seizures to cause brain damage, but not impossible. Early treatment will usually eliminate that problem.

In brief: Eclampsia

This is unusual, but can happen.
Eclampsia is preeclampsia with seizures. It is unusual for these seizures to cause brain damage, but not impossible. Early treatment will usually eliminate that problem.
Dr. David Bergman
Dr. David Bergman
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Yes

Eclampsia is characterized by hypertension which may be difficult to control and seizures.
Patients who become eclamptic may have a stroke or intracranial hemorrhage, which will cause brain damage.

In brief: Yes

Eclampsia is characterized by hypertension which may be difficult to control and seizures.
Patients who become eclamptic may have a stroke or intracranial hemorrhage, which will cause brain damage.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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