(I) Liver Diseases Unique to Pregnancy many potential causes:
antiemetics (± steroids).
Clinical Features and Diagnosis many potential causes::
Management: many potential causes:
Outcome of pts. with ICP: many potential causes:
Hepatic Involvement: many potential causes:
Subcapsular hematoma & rupture, infarction, & fulminant failure.
Extensive necrosis throughout the Rt lobe with patchy necrosis in the Lt lobe
Autopsy of a eclamptic woman shows multiple regions of hepatic infarction (pale zones).
Clinical Features & Diagnosis hepatic infarction (pale zones).
(1)Hemolysis (↑ indirect bil.),
(2)↑Transaminases (10-20 fold + bil. < 5 mg%),
Classification of HELLP: hepatic infarction (pale zones).
Mississippi Class System:
Platelets < 50000
Platelets 100-150000 +
↑liver enzymes (LDH>600)
Differential Diagnoses of HELLP hepatic infarction (pale zones).
Lt lobe Large subcapsular hematoma. Rt lobe has widespread necrosis a (heterogeneous, hypodense appearance), with “sparing” of Lt lobe.
Clinical Features and Diagnosis necrosis a
AFLP necrosis a : Diffuse fatty infiltration
(A): (low power), (B):(high power)
(II) Liver Diseases necrosis a Occurring Coincidentally in
a Pregnant Patient
(III) The necrosis a Pregnant Patient with Chronic Liver Disease