A rare case of late atypical post-partum eclampsia


  • Sanjay Singh Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Raju Agarwal Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra, India




Atypical postpartum eclampsia, Late postpartum eclampsia, Eclampsia


Atypical post-partum eclampsia though uncommon is a recognized entity. Here we are presenting a case that developed postpartum eclampsia on day four of delivery without any preceding signs and symptoms of preeclampsia. Keeping this entity in mind would not only help early detection and appropriate institution of management but would also save the patients undergoing unnecessary treatment for a long period of time. This is more relevant for developing country like ours where eclampsia is an important cause of maternal mortality and resources for management of such cases are limited.


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