Review Article

Wandering womb, water and worms: the history, myths and messy immunologic etiology of preeclampsia/eclampsia

Author: Mark K. Santillan (University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA)

  • Wandering womb, water and worms:  the history, myths and messy immunologic etiology of preeclampsia/eclampsia

    Review Article

    Wandering womb, water and worms: the history, myths and messy immunologic etiology of preeclampsia/eclampsia

    Author:

Abstract

This paper will examine the development of the modern conception of preeclampsia/eclampsia, its surrounding myths, and the current understanding of its etiology.

Keywords: eclampsia, preeclampsia

How to Cite:

Santillan, M. K., (2013) “Wandering womb, water and worms: the history, myths and messy immunologic etiology of preeclampsia/eclampsia”, Proceedings in Obstetrics and Gynecology 3(3), 1-13. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1228

Rights: Copyright © Mark K. Santillan, 2013.

Downloads:
Download pdf
View PDF

308 Views

631 Downloads

Published on
01 Nov 2013
Peer Reviewed
License
CC BY 3.0