What are the effects of preeclampsia in pregnancy?

Preeclampsia. There is a spectrum of conditions related to preeclampsia which include elevated blood pressure to a more severe condition called hellp which includes high blood pressure hemolytic anemia elevated liver enzymes and low platelets.
Danger. Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy. It consists of retained fluids, high blood pressure and the kidneys not being able to control protein loss. Delivery is the cure. Medications can be used to stabilize the event and to gain a little lung maturation time. The greatest complication is a seizure and transient liver damage.