【Pregnancy Complications】HELLP syndrome
HELLP syndrome (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelet count) is a condition characterized by liver and blood abnormalities. HELLP syndrome can occur on its own or in association with preeclampsia. Symptoms often include:
Treatment of HELLP usually requires immediate delivery, as there is increased risk of serious health complications for the mother. Complications include permanent damage to her nervous system, lungs, and kidneys.