Eclampsia

Any condition affecting pregnant females, characterized by seizure or convulsions newly arising in pregnancy. The condition is often associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension, convulsions, seizure, anxiety, epigastric pain, severe headache, blurred vision, proteinuria, and oedema that may occur during pregnancy, labour, or the puerperium.

Additional Information

onset of convulsions in a woman with Preeclampsia not attributable to other causes

Causes

  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Signs & Symptoms

  • Eclampsia (disorder)
  • High blood pressure (& [essential hypertension])
  • Abnormal weight gain in pregnancy
  • Organ Affected

  • Genitourinary System
  • Female Genital System
  • Abbreviated Terms

  • eclampsia with pregnancy-induced or pre-existing hypertension
  • convulsions following pre-existing hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • convulsions following unspecified maternal hypertension
  • convulsions following gestational [pregnancy-induced] hypertension without significant proteinuria
  • convulsions following pre-existing hypertensive disorder with superimposed proteinuria
  • convulsions following gestational [pregnancy-induced] hypertension with significant proteinuria
  • convulsions following gestational [pregnancy-induced] oedema and proteinuria without hypertension
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code O15

    5952 1.22819805145