Pregnancy: Maternal Disorders


There are many disorders that are specific to, or coincide with, pregnancy.

Keywords: acute fatty liver; antiphospholipid antibody syndrome; cholestasis; diabetes; eclampsia; human fetus; human pregnancy; hyperemesis; hypertension; liver disease; pre‐eclampsia

Further Reading

De Swiet M (ed.) (1995) Medical Disorders in Obstetric Practice. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

Weatherall DJ, Ledingham JGG and Warrell DA (eds) (1995) The Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 3rd edn. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Redman, Christopher(Apr 2001) Pregnancy: Maternal Disorders. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002315]