HELLP

(redirected from Hemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Low Platelets)
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HELLPHemolysis, Elevated Liver Enzymes, Low Platelets
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The severe preeclampsia variant HELLP syndrome (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets) occurs in [approximately equal to]20% of women with severe preeclampsia, (9) and is named not only for the liver involvement, but also for the disorder of the coagulation system that develops.Approximately 20% of women with HELLP syndrome develop disseminated intravascular coagulation, which carries a poor prognosis for both mother and fetus.