multigravida (gravida 2 abortion 1) woman was referred by the obstetrician
because of seeing patches of darkness in her vision and trouble with seeing
at night for the past few days. She underwent termination of pregnancy one
week ago at 22-weeks because of eclampsia. Prior to the termination, her
urine showed 3+ albumin with blood pressure of 160/110 despite medical
treatment. She denied any previous history of ocular problems.
a. What is the most
b. Can you explain the appearance seen on the fundi?
c. What other conditions may be responsible for poor vision in eclampsia?
d. What is the visual
prognosis in this patient?