Preeclampsia 2 is a disease of pregnancy that occurs after the 20th week of gestation. It is characterized by hypertension and proteinuria and it can develop into a life threatening eclampsia. The gene yet unknown. Locus is 2p25 as identified in an Finnish study.
Laivuori H et al. (2003) Susceptibility loci for preeclampsia on chromosomes 2p25 and 9p13 in Finnish families.[^]
Arngrímsson R et al. (1999) A genome-wide scan reveals a maternal susceptibility locus for pre-eclampsia on chromosome 2p13.[^]
OMIM.ORG articleOmim 609402 [^]