AFLP

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AcronymDefinition
AFLPAmplified Fragment Length Polymorphism
AFLPAdolescent Family Life Program (California Department of Public Health)
AFLPAcute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy
AFLPAllen Family Limited Partnership (dairy industry)
AFLPAlberta Farm Loan Program (Alberta Department of Agriculture and Rural Development; Canada)
AFLPAir Force Lead Program (USAF)
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Acute fatty liver of pregnancy. Can J Gastroenterol 2006;20(1):25-30.
Hellmeyer, "Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy and its Differentiation from Other Liver Diseases in Pregnancy," Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, vol.
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: an update on pathogenesis and clinical implications.
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy and severe preeclampsia are most likely treated by delivery, but it is possible to continue pregnancy with TTP-HUS and lupus exacerbation (Sibai, 2007).
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy can be seen with low platelet counts and hemolysis.
Other less common causes are initial presentation of Wilson's disease and/or autoimmune hepatitis, less common infectious agents such as herpes and Epstein Barr virus, toxins, acute fatty liver of pregnancy and malignant infiltration by leukemia's, lymphomas and other tumors such as melanoma and breast carcinoma.
WASHINGTON -- Acute fatty liver of pregnancy must be ruled out in any woman who presents in the third trimester with nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, or malaise, Michael F.
The study's findings could also lead to a better understanding of potential links between fetuses that do not properly oxidize fatty acids and mothers with pre-eclampsia, acute fatty liver of pregnancy (a life-threatening complication that often appears in the third trimester), and the HELLP syndrome (hemolysis, elevated liver function and low platelets).
Underlying conditions that are believed to predispose patients to an ischemic black esophagus include coronary and peripheral vascular diseases, low flow states (e.g., shock), gastric volvulus, gastric-outlet obstruction, pancreatitis, cancer, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, overwhelming infection, severe hypothermia, severe emesis, herpes infection, nasogastric-tube trauma, and hyperglycemia (particularly in diabetic ketoacidosis).
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy and long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency.
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP): AFLP is a potentially fatal disease that occurs most often in the third trimester and is reported in 1 in 13000 pregnancies.
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