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International Journal of Gynaecology Sciences

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

Analysis of cases of hellp syndrome in pregnancy induced hypertension

Author(s):

Dr. M Shonima Alfons, Dr. Nirupama, Dr. Sowmini

Abstract:

Hellp syndrome is a life threatening condition requiring ICU admissions among obstetric patients.it is most of the times seen with preeclampsia-eclampsia and is characterised by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet count. It is associated with maternal and fetal complications. maternal morbidity of Hellp include abruption placenta (10-15%), disseminated intravascular coagulation (10-15%), pulmonary oedema, acute renal failure, adult RDS and death (1%).Among all these abruption and DIC are most commonly seen complications associated with Hellp. Fetal complications like RDS, intracranial haemorrhage, necrotizing enterocolitis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia are frequently seen [5], early recognition and appropriate treatment is essential to prevent maternall and foetal morbidity

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International Journal of Gynaecology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Dr. M Shonima Alfons, Dr. Nirupama, Dr. Sowmini. Analysis of cases of hellp syndrome in pregnancy induced hypertension. Int. J. Gynaecology Sci. 2020;2(1):24-25. DOI: 10.33545/26648393.2020.v2.i1a.12
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