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Maternal Mirror Syndrome
Pathology
Type

Autoimmune

Cause(s)

Difficulties in fetal development

Symptoms

Edema, protein in urine, high blood pressure

Mortality Rate

Low in mother, high in fetus

Treatments

Treatment of underlying condition

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For the fictional disorder that causes the patient to act like the most dominant person in his surroundings, see Giovannini Mirror Syndrome.

Mirror syndrome, also known as triple oedema and Ballantyne syndrome is a type of preeclampsia related to fetal distress. It presents with edema in addition to the usual high blood pressure and protein in urine typical of preeclampsia. In most cases, the fetus will die and either result in a miscarriage or stillbirth with no other ill effects on the mother.

A limited number of conditions result in mirror syndrome:

Mirror syndrome at Wikipedia

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