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HELLP Syndrome Diagnosis

Purpose:

To identify features of the HELLP syndrome in a pregnant or postpartum woman.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

O14.2

Description:

The acronym HELLP refers to the combination of Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes and Low Platelets occurring in a pregnant or postpartum woman, often associated with pre-eclampsia or eclampsia. It be associated with significant morbidity and mortality for the mother and infant.

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