Preeclampsia, Eclampsia, HELLP Syndrome

  • Lauren A. PlanteEmail author
  • Jane Greene Ryan


This case deals with a young patient of unknown gestational age who is found to have severe preeclampsia with complications including coagulopathy, renal insufficiency, and hepatic injury, and requiring transfer to high-level multidisciplinary care.


Preeclampsia Eclampsia Magnesium sulfate HELLP syndrome DIC (Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation) Hemorrhage 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Obstetrics & GynecologyDrexel University College of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.College of Nursing and Health ProfessionsDrexel UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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