Obstetrics & gynecology

Last updated on: July 26th, 2020

Under Pressure


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A 30 year old lady in her first pregnancy is referred from the ante-natal clinic when her blood pressure is found to be 150/95 mmHg, although she is asymptomatic. Her period of amenorrhea is 32 weeks.

She was normotensive prior to this, with an unremarkable medical history.

Her full blood count is normal. A urinary dipstick tests 2+ for proteinuria.

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