oa South African Medical Journal - Ergometrine maleate as a causative factor in postpartum eclampsia
|Article Title||Ergometrine maleate as a causative factor in postpartum eclampsia|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg **Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mile End Hospital, London|
|Publication Date||Jun 1965|
|Pages||31 - 32|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Causative factor, Ergometrine maleate, Pathogenesis and Postparum eclampsia|
A case of postpartum eclampsia occurring in a previously normotensive patient 65 minutes after an injection of ergometrine is reported, and the probable pathogenesis discussed.
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