Case Report: Delayed Post-partum Preeclampsia in rural Ecuador


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Case Presentation: We report a case of delayed, post-partum preeclampsia in a mother 4 weeks post-partum who presented to our emergency department with headache and abdominal pain. Hypertensive urgency was diagnosed. Subsequently, a 24 hour urine indicated significant proteinuria, and delayed postpartum preeclampsia was established. Her blood pressure normalized and adequate diuresis was maintained. Magnesium Sulfate was not initiated.


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Preeclampsia, Ecuador, Hypertensive Disorders

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v0i5.177

DOI (VER EN LINEA): http://dx.doi.org/10.23936/pfr.v0i5.177.g238

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