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Pre-Eclampsia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pre-Eclampsia
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.395.249
Unique ID
D011225
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011225
Annotation
check tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Scope Note
A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.
Entry Term(s)
EPH Complex
EPH Gestosis
EPH Toxemias
Edema-Proteinuria-Hypertension Gestosis
Gestosis, EPH
Hypertension-Edema-Proteinuria Gestosis
Preeclampsia
Preeclampsia Eclampsia 1
Pregnancy Toxemias
Proteinuria-Edema-Hypertension Gestosis
Toxemia Of Pregnancy
Toxemias, Pregnancy
NLM Classification #
WQ 215
Previous Indexing
Pregnancy Toxemias (1966-1974)
See Also
Toxemia
Public MeSH Note
1979; see PREGNANCY TOXEMIAS 1963-1978; for PREGNANCY TOXEMIAS see PREGNANCY TOXEMIAS 1963-2004; for EDEMA-PROTEINURIA-HYPERTENSION GESTOSIS see GESTOSIS, EPH 1989-2004
History Note
1979(1963)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pre-Eclampsia Preferred
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