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Table 4 Local terms for pre-eclampsia and eclampsia

From: Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Ogun State, Nigeria: a qualitative study

Local terms for pre-eclampsia
 Ìfúnpá gígâ Èjè rírû (stormy blood)  
Local terms for eclampsia
 Gìrì âlábôyún (pregnancy-related seizure) Gìrì (Seizure) Gìrì àgbàlâgbà (Seizure in adults)
 Gìrì ipa (stubborn seizure) Gìrì înú ôyún (pregnancy-related seizure) Òyì ôrí (dizziness in the head)
 Îpá ná (Hot seizure) Îlè tútù (cold ground) Òyì ôjú (dizziness in the eyes)
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