Mirror Syndrome

“Mirror syndrome is another term for what is also known as Ballantyne Syndrome or triple edema. It occurs in pregnancy when the fetus has an abnormal excess of fluid and the woman has preeclampsia, a form of hypertension or high blood pressure. It is a rare condition. However, when it does occur it is extremely serious and potentially life-threatening.1

Pregnancy complications such as mirror syndrome can be stressful and frightening, but recognizing the symptoms and telling your healthcare provider are the first steps toward appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Early action is important when something is atypical during pregnancy—this can make all the difference.” Read More


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