Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hypertension due to Pregnancy Incidence

Facts about preeclampsia:

  • Preeclampsia occurs in about 7 out of 100 pregnancies.
  • Preeclampsia is most common during the first pregnancy.
  • Up to 2 out of every 100 women with preeclampsia develop eclampsia.

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hypertension due to Pregnancy References
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