Epidemiology

  • Incidence: 100.00 cases per 100,000 person-years
  • Peak incidence: 30-40 years
<1 1-5 6+ 16+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 70+ 80+

Clinical features

Signs
Investigations
  • Proteinuria (95%): Some diagnostic criteria allow pre-eclampsia to be diagnosed if there is no proteinuria present but instead evidence of end-organ damage e.g. visual disturbance