The eye and visual system in the preeclampsia/eclampsia syndrome: What to expect?

@article{Samra2013TheEA,
  title={The eye and visual system in the preeclampsia/eclampsia syndrome: What to expect?},
  author={Khawla Abu Samra},
  journal={Saudi journal of ophthalmology : official journal of the Saudi Ophthalmological Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={51-3}
}
The preeclampsia/eclampsia syndrome is a multisystem disorder that can include cardiovascular changes, hematologic abnormalities, hepatic and renal impairment, and neurologic or cerebral manifestations. It also can affect the eye and visual pathways. Visual symptoms concern up to 25% of patients with severe preeclampsia and 50% of patients with eclampsia. This review discusses the ophthalmic complications of preeclampsia/eclampsia with focus on the hypertensive retinopathy, exudative retinal… CONTINUE READING