HELPP syndrome

HELPP syn·drome

(help sin'drōm)
Condition of pregnancy characterized by raised liver enzymes, hemolysis, and low platelet count with preeclampsia.
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This usually happens in well documented high risk cases, like abnormal placental location and attachment to uterine wall (placenta previa, placenta accreta, and placenta increta), lesser experience and expertise of obstetricians, preeclampsia, HELPP syndrome, repeat caesarean sections, uterine anomalies and uterine or cervical tears9.
The outcomes for women with progressive, severe HELPP syndrome who have delayed delivery are usually not good," he explained.