A CASE REPORT: HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY

  • Sagung Desy Kristiyani

Abstract

Hypertension in pregnancy is 15 percent of the comorbid of pregnancy and one of the three
highest causes of maternal mortality and morbidity in childbirth. This can be either Chronic
Hypertension, Gestational Hypertension,and developed further into Preeclampsia or
Eclampsia. In Indonesia, the mortality and morbidity of hypertension in pregnancy is also
still quite high. This is caused not only by the etiology that is stillunclear, but also by
childbirth care that is still handled by non-medical officers and referral system which has
not been perfect. This case report discusses about Severe Preeclampsia with Impending
Eclampsiaon a 28 years old pregnant woman, supporting urinalysis examination showed
protein and ketones in the urine, blood chemistry examination also obtained an increase of
the liver enzyme and lactate dehydrogenase . In these patients is done handling a
termination of pregnancy by Sectio Caesarea method.


Author Biography

Sagung Desy Kristiyani
Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Udayana, Denpasar- Bali.
How to Cite
KRISTIYANI, Sagung Desy. A CASE REPORT: HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY. E-Jurnal Medika Udayana, [S.l.], oct. 2014. ISSN 2303-1395. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/eum/article/view/10137>. Date accessed: 24 mar. 2019.

Keywords

Hypertension, Pregnancy, Hypertension in pregnancy