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"Pre-Eclampsia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pre-Eclampsia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Pre-Eclampsia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 161 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2021 and 2022
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