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TORCH (acronym)

toxoplasmosis, other infections, rubella, cytomegalovirus infection & herpes simplex

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Herpes Virus Hominis Type 2

infection of the herpes virus caused in the newborn

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Diuresis

to urinate large amounts of urine (diabetes)

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Hyper-reflexia

indication of seizure (increased reflexes); important when woman presents with hypertension

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Severe Pre-Eclampsia

is new onset of hypertension

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Phantom Pregnancy

has all of the usual signs & symptoms of pregnancy but not pregnant

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etiology

cause of the disease