oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Quadriplegia prolonged unconsciousness and transient blindness after eclampsia - case report

Volume 37, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



In eclampsia neurological complications carry a high maternal mortality and morbidity. The case of an unbooked 15-year-old primiparous teenager who presented in shock, unconscious, quadriplegic and transiently blind one day after home delivery is reported. Co-operative inter-departmental management was undertaken and the patient was discharged, satisfactorily recovered.

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