The late postpartum eclampsia controversy

Obstet Gynecol. 1980 Jan;55(1):74-8.


The diagnosis of late postpartum eclampsia remains controversial. Six cases thought to represent eclampsia occurring 3 or more days post partum are reported, as is a review of the pertinent literature.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Eclampsia / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Puerperal Disorders / diagnosis*