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How common is hellp syndrome?

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Dr. Jacob Tal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: HEELP syndrome

It is an infrequent form of severe preeclampsia consisting of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets.
It is a high risk condition with possible severe complications.

In brief: HEELP syndrome

It is an infrequent form of severe preeclampsia consisting of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets.
It is a high risk condition with possible severe complications.
Dr. Jacob Tal
Dr. Jacob Tal
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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Relatively rare

Hellp syndrome (hypertension, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets) occurs in 1-2/1000 pregnancies and in 10-20% of pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia/eclampsia.
It is a form of severe preeclampsia.

In brief: Relatively rare

Hellp syndrome (hypertension, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets) occurs in 1-2/1000 pregnancies and in 10-20% of pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia/eclampsia.
It is a form of severe preeclampsia.
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Rare.

Hellp syndrome occurs in 1-2:1, 000 pregnancies (10-20% of preeclampsia cases).

In brief: Rare.

Hellp syndrome occurs in 1-2:1, 000 pregnancies (10-20% of preeclampsia cases).
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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