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Glossary for Acute fatty liver of pregnancy

  • Abdominal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the abdominal region.
  • Confusion: Mental confusion and impaired thinking.
  • Death: The cessation of life
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Eclampsia: Eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in blood pressure. The blood pressure can return to normal after delivery or may persist for a period of time.
  • Headache: In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head and sometimes neck. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies. It ranks among the most common pain complaints
  • Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness
  • Hepatocellular jaundice: A condition which is characterized by jaundice due to injury or damage to the hepatocellular cells of the liver
  • Infection: Infections as a symptom.
  • Kidney failure: Total failure of the kidneys to filter waste
  • Lipid metabolism conditions: Disorders affecting the metabolism of lipids (blood fats), including cholesterol.
  • Liver conditions: Any condition that affects the liver
  • Liver failure: Acute liver failure (ALF) is an uncommon condition in which the rapid deterioration of liver function results in coagulopathy and alteration in the mental status of a previously healthy individual.
  • Metabolic disorders: Disorders that affect the metabolic system in human
  • Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
  • Pancreatitis: Inflammation of the pancreas causing digestive complaints.
  • Poor appetite: Loss or reduction in appetite for food
  • Pregnancy-related conditions: Any condition that is related to or caused by pregnancy
  • Tiredness: Feeling tired either physically or mentally
  • Vomiting: Vomiting or retching symptoms.
  • Women-only conditions: Conditions affecting women (females), but not males.
  • Womens health conditions: Medical conditions related to women's health.

 

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