Hepato-biliary Pathology: Liver: Eclamptic necrosis of the liver

01 May 2011
Presented by Sebastian Lucas


Eclamptic necrosis of the liver


A 1912 autopsy specimen from a 20 year old woman whose first pregnancy had run a normal course, until the third trimester when some swelling of the face was noticed. She developed an almost continuous headache, her urine was positive for albumen, she then developed convulsions and died.


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