HELLP syndrome: Introduction
HELLP syndrome: A rare potentially fatal condition that occurs in pregnant women and is frequently associated with pre-eclampsia.
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causes, and treatments of HELLP syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of HELLP syndrome
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symptoms of HELLP syndrome
Treatments for HELLP syndrome
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HELLP syndrome: Related Patient Stories
- Elevated Liver Enzymes, Night Sweats, VERY VERY TIRED
- Fatigue & Low Platelets
- 41yr old male elevated liver enzymes fatigue kidney pain -
- Elevated ASO Titers (PANDAS)
- What is causing my elevated liver tests?
- Elevated Liver Enzymes/Pins & Needles/Vision Problems
- Elevated ASO Titers (PANDAS)
- High platelets, low b12- feel like crap??
- Throat mystery :p
- HELP - Low HCT and RBC: HIGH Platelet, MCV and MCH for 20+ years
- help! low calcium low magnesium elevated parathyroid
- Elevated Liver Enzymes, Frequent Flu, Fatigue
- High liver enzymes
- Extremely tired, elevated liver counts
- on myrin-p for last 15 years
- high liver enzymes, arthritus in foot, what is this???
- Elevated MPV
- Extremely high liver enzymes with few answers
- Increased liver size, normal liver enzymes, pretty bad overall health
- I T P
HELLP syndrome: Deaths
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HELLP syndrome: Complications
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Causes of HELLP syndrome
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HELLP syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and HELLP syndrome
Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is
an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms.
There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: ...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a...read more »
Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis
of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,
is often a...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions
are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely...read more »
Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure
to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease)
is linked to...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status
can affect her level of fertility.
Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other...read more »
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HELLP syndrome: Rare Types
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Latest Treatments for HELLP syndrome
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Clinical Trials for HELLP syndrome
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Definitions of HELLP syndrome:
A syndrome of HEMOLYSIS, elevated liver ENZYMES, and low blood platelets count (THROMBOCYTOPENIA). HELLP syndrome is observed in pregnant women with PRE-ECLAMPSIA or ECLAMPSIA who also exhibit LIVER damage and abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
HELLP syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that HELLP syndrome, or a subtype of HELLP syndrome,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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