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A 26-year-old female develops persistent headaches and swelling of her legs

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asked Jun 11, 2016 in Ob/Gyn by Rajesh Bahara
A 26-year-old female in the third trimester of her first pregnancy develops persistent headaches and swelling of her legs and face. Early during her pregnancy a physical examination was unremarkable; however, now her blood pressure is 170/105 mmHg and urinalysis reveals slight proteinuria. What is the diagnosis?

a. Eclampsia
b. Gestational trophoblastic disease
c. Nephritic syndrome
d. Nephrotic syndrome
e. Preeclampsia

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e. Preeclampsia
answered Jun 11, 2016 by Rajesh Bahara

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