The following image shows an easy to remember way of remembering Pre-eclampsia and Superimposed Pre-eclampsia.


The difference is basically in the definition of Gestational Hypertension and Chronic Hypertension. When the hypertension is associated with Proteinuria, the condition is called Pre-eclampsia or Superimposed Pre-eclampsia based on the type of Hypertension.


Making a forumula of the Physiological or Pathological process or conditions helps to remember the matter easily and also ease the revision process…below is an example.

Diagram showing Preeclampsia and Superimposed Preeclampsia
Difference between Pre-eclampsia and Superimposed Pre-eclampsia



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