NEET PG / USMLE – MCQ 45

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A 24-year-old primigravid woman at 28 weeks gestation has had nagging headaches, a puffy-looking face, and swollen legs for the past week. Her blood pressure is 180/95 mm Hg; it was within normal limits earlier in the pregnancy.Urinalysis shows a protein concentration of 0.6g/dL. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
A. Acute glomerulonephritis
B. Congestive heart failure
C. Eclampsia
D. Nephrotic syndrome
E. Preeclampsia

Correct answer : E. Preeclampsia

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